NBC’s Engel, Todd Link Brexit Vote to Odds Munich Attack Was Done by Right-Winger

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<p>With still nothing definitively known about the identity of the Munich, Germany attacker or attackers early Friday night, MSNBC&rsquo;s <em>MTP Daily </em>ushered the Brexit vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union into the conversation as an example of anti-refugee sentiment that, in their speculations, was behind the mall shooting in Germany.</p>

<p>NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel had already touted the fears about the rise of right-leaning governments in Europe (as if left-wing governments aren&rsquo;t ever a concern) but he then invoked Brexit to the agreement of host Chuck Todd.&nbsp;</p>

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