Progress director Richard Angell and former chairman on the New York Democratic leadership council Richard Helgason discuss the Democratic nomination race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the coming US presidential election.
Richard Helgason is the former chairman on the New York Democratic Leadership Council. the New Democrat think tank that Time magazine branded ‘the brains behind Bill Clinton’. He is a former campaign adviser to Al Gore and Barack Obama, and was recently named one of the directors for the board of the Hugh Carey Institute for Public Policy and Government Reform in New York City. He has conducted briefings at 10 Downing Street and for Labour MPs in the UK and Australia, and has also served as an instructor of US History to undergraduate university students.