Nicolle Wallace and Steve Schmidt in the MSNBC green room
Yesterday, former senior campaign strategist and senior advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin, Steve Schmidt and Nicolle Wallace appeared on MSNBC to react to the Saturday debut of HBO's "Game Change." On "Morning Joe" Schmidt said that the film is very accurate and that “for all of us in the campaign, it really rang true." While speaking with Rachel Maddow, Nicolle Wallace agreed with the accuracy of the portrayal and hopes "both parties will forever avoid a Palin choice." To find out more about their personal accounts and response to the film, see the full interviews below.
Former campaign strategist for Sen. John McCain, Steve Schmidt, joins Morning Joe to share his thoughts on the film "Game Change," which aired over the weekend on HBO. Schmidt says the film was an accurate portrayal of what he experienced running the McCain campaign in 2008.
Nicolle Wallace, former McCain-Palin campaign senior advisor and subject of the HBO film "Game Change", author of "It's Classified" and former communications director for President George W. Bush, talks with Rachel Maddow about her portrayal in HBO's new "Game Change" movie and how the conventional wisdom about what a mistake it was for John McCain to select Sarah Palin as his running mate.
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell talks to Steve Schmidt, former senior advisor to John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, about his character in HBO's "Game Change." He says "the movie is the truth of what happened in the campaign."