Presidential advisor Stephen Miller, Presidential advisor Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus listen as President Donald Trump speaks before signing an Executive Order in the Oval Office at the White House, on April 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

While most people have forgotten about one-time "White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to the President" Steve Bannon, documentary filmmaker Alison Klaymon decided Bannon's post-White House life deserved documenting.

The Brink premiered at The Sundance Film Festival Wednesday and takes a low-key, fly on the wall view of Bannon's daily life post-Trump administration. Now quotes from Bannon that appear in the film are gaining traction.

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A study published Friday found correlation between presidential campaign rallies for Republican Donald Trump and increases in violence in host cities. Those holding a Trump rally saw an average of 2.3 more violent assaults reported on the day of the event than on an average day.

The researchers at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found Hillary Clinton rallies showed no increase in assaults according to the results published in Epidemiology.

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The Transportation Safety Administration may implement new safety procedures that would require air travelers to remove books from their carry on bags during the airport screening process, and allow TSA agents to go through them.

While the new policy has not been finalized, it's reported that passengers could be required to remove all reading material and even food from carry on bags and place them in separate bins, just as we do with our laptop computers.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein has raised more than $4.7 million to fund a recount effort in three swing states won by Donald Trump in the presidential election. Had those states gone to Hillary Clinton, she would have passed the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. Stein launched the effort to ensure election integrity based on a report from New York magazine that said a group of prominent computer scientists and election lawyers are urging Hillary Clinton’s campaign to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. The scientists said they’d found persuasive evidence that results in those three states may have been manipulated or hacked, and presented their findings to top Clinton aides in a conference call last Thursday.

A source briefed on the call said the group spoke with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign general counsel Marc Elias to make their case. They expressed concerns over a trend of Clinton performing worse––receiving 7 percent fewer votes––in counties that relied on electronic voting machines compared to paper ballots and optical scanners. Their statistical analysis revealed that Clinton may have been denied as many as 30,000 votes––she lost Wisconsin by 27,000. The group noted that while have not found explicit evidence of hacking or manipulation, they believe the suspicious trend is worthy of an independent review.

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According to a source with knowledge of the request, a group of prominent computer scientists and election lawyers are urging Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania––three swing states won by Donald Trump. The scientists believe they've found persuasive evidence that results in those three states may have been manipulated or hacked. The group, which includes voting-rights attorney John Bonifaz and J. Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, presented their findings to top Clinton aides in a conference call last Thursday.

A source briefed on the call said the group spoke with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign general counsel Marc Elias to make their case. They expressed concerns over a trend of Clinton performing worse––receiving 7 percent fewer votes––in counties that relied on electronic voting machines compared to paper ballots and optical scanners. Their statistical analysis revealed that Clinton may have been denied as many as 30,000 votes––she lost Wisconsin by 27,000. The group noted that while have not found explicit evidence of hacking or manipulation, they believe the suspicious trend is worthy of an independent review.

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With the latest vote counts showing Hillary Clinton earning over 60.1 million votes to Donald Trump's 59.8 million here are protests in the streets and petitions online to pressure electoral college members to switch their votes to honor the popular vote count. As of this writing, more than 2 million people have signed a change.org petition calling on all electors to refuse to seat Donald Trump––1 million more signatories in just a day. But while those efforts are fervent, they are unlikely to persuade enough electors to actually do so: There has never been a revolt by the College in its entire history.

But there nevertheless is a very serious effort underway to effectively undo the Electoral College that would not require so-called faithless electors or an actual Constitutional Amendment. For some time, critics (now joined by million of petitioners) have argued that the Electoral College is an archaic institution that leaves America out of touch with modern democracies, where the national popular vote winner is always simply the winner. But getting a Constititional Amendment approved has always seemed highly unlikely. After all, the three-fourth majority of states needing to ratify it include many that would lose power without the college.

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Americans shocked by the election of Donald Trump made their opposition known through large-scale protests, walkouts, and marches across major US cities yesterday. Minorities, LGBTs, the disabled, and women fearful of what a Trump presidency will mean for their lives and communities helped lead the actions in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and New York, among other cities in predominantly blue states that voted heavily against Trump.

Thousands of protesters in Chicago took to the streets to yell "Not my President" and "F--- Trump" outside Trump International Hotel & Tower. In New York, thousands of demonstrators chanted and banged drums as they marched up Sixth Avenue.

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