Skip to comments.Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon
Posted on 08/18/2017 9:46:56 AM PDT by reaganaut1
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. Bannons 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.
Mr. Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the presidents family.
But the loss of Mr. Bannon, the right-wing nationalist who helped propel some of Mr. Trumps campaign promises into policy reality, raises the potential for the president to face criticism from the conservative news media base that supported him over the past year.
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The media is so pathetic.
according to two administration officials briefed on the discussionMore leakers? Sounds like they ought to be the ones to go.
Bannon was the last one pushing the agenda.
Trump is finished. He’s surrounded by Dems and Rinos
Oh bull squat! I voted for Donald Trump and no one else. Trump is my President.
So, this is all anticipated, not done. I notice Drudge has it up, but noting on Fox. Wouldn’t it be interesting if it does not occur and Trump doubles-down on Bannon?
this is utter nonsense..reminds me of the vs rumor of Trump endorsing flake it’s total bs
Cant be...LS was always claiming bannon woukd never quit.
It’s just a rumor being floated by the White House to get a reaction out of the media.
Trump should find the leakers and fire them. He should also NOT fire 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. “
THAT’S IT BANNON IS FINishED!
So, now Trump loses his base. He’ll be one term -if that.
He now has NO FRIENDS at all. He allowed himself to be played by the Leftist media who are now laughing their asses off.
Deep state has him. He’s toast.
And we should believe the NYT because.......................
Thank you Jesus..what i blurted out when i saw your post
Have a link for that? That would be very good news.
Helped Trump win the election? LOL
Stephen Miller remains.
This is a smart move. Bannon will fight the Left on the outside now and Trump can refocus on his agenda.