Political commentator and former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele says President-Elect Donald Trump "will have the kind of freedom that a president hasn't had in a long time coming into Washington."

In an exclusive interview, Steele, a speaker at AEM's 2016 Annual Conference, said Trump is a "pragmatic populist" who is not beholden to either of the major political parties on policy decisions.

Click here for more of AEM's interview with Michael Steele.