STEVE BANNON: ‘I’M GOING TO WAR FOR TRUMP’ – RESIGNED LAST AUGUST 7, RETURNS TO BREITBART

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Steve Bannon: I’m ‘going to war’ for Trump

Washington Examiner by Caitlin Yilek 

 

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon says he’s still got President Trump’s back after being fired Friday.

“If there’s any confusion out there, let me clear it up: I’m leaving the White House and going to war for Trump against his opponents — on Capitol Hill, in the media and in corporate America,” Bannon told journalist Joshua Green. Green was the author of the new book, Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency.

Read more: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/steve-bannon-im-going-to-war-for-trump/article/2632006

 

Report: Steve Bannon out of White House, Submitted Resignation August 7

Maggie Haberman reports that President Donald Trump plans to remove White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart News. She writes that Bannon submitted his resignation from the White House over a week ago.

From the New York Times:

President Trump has told senior aides that he has decided to remove Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled White House chief strategist who helped Mr. Trump win the 2016 election, according to two administration officials briefed on the discussion.

 

The president and senior White House officials were debating when and how to dismiss Mr. Bannon. The two administration officials cautioned that Mr. Trump is known to be averse to confrontation within his inner circle, and could decide to keep on Mr. Bannon for some time.

As of Friday morning, the two men were still discussing Mr. Bannon’s future, the officials said. A person close to Mr. Bannon insisted the parting of ways was his idea, and that he had submitted his resignation to the president on Aug. 7, to be announced at the start of this week, but it was delayed in the wake of the racial unrest in Charlottesville, Va.

 

Read more: Submitted Resignation August 7

 

Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon returned as Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Friday afternoon and chaired the company’s evening editorial meeting.

Ranked the #63 website in America by Amazon-owned Alexa.com, and with the #13 Facebook page in the world, Breitbart News is considered the most influential populist website in the world.

“The populist-nationalist movement got a lot stronger today,” said Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow. “Breitbart gained an executive chairman with his finger on the pulse of the Trump agenda.”

Breitbart News CEO and President Larry Solov agreed.

 

Read more: Stephen K. Bannon Returns Home to Breitbart News

 

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