Steve Bannon Just Admitted He 'Hated Every Second' He Was in the White House, and Now Everyone's Making the Same Joke
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.
When Chelsea Clinton heard that Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, had been chosen to headline this year's New Yorker film festival, she responded, while quoting writer Roxane Gay, that The New Yorker and The Economist were complicit in the "normalization of bigotry."
Steve Bannon Says Martin Luther King Jr. Would Be Proud of Donald Trump, and the Internet Can't Even
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon thinks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "would be proud" of President Donald Trump, telling BBC Newsnight that Trump has done a remarkable job for black and Hispanic Americans.
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, is pitching a plan to the White House to cripple Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Bannon has remained in touch with West Wing aides and congressional allies despite his ouster last summer, according to four individuals with knowledge of the discussions.
The first step, according to Bannon, is for Trump to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who oversees the work of the special counsel and who this week signed off on a search warrant of Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon doubled down on his support for President Donald Trump after his former boss criticized him for explosive remarks he made in a forthcoming book by journalist Michael Wolff.
“The president is a great man,” said Bannon on “Breitbart News Tonight,” which is broadcast on Sirius XM radio, in response to a caller’s question about the rift which developed between the two men yesterday. “You know I support him day in and day out.”
In a new book, Steve Bannon reportedly had very strong words for Donald Trump Jr. over his meeting with a Russian operative at Trump Tower in 2016.
According to The Guardian, Bannon is quoted in Michael Wolff's new book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which will be released next week, as saying:
On Wednesday, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon called for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to resign due to a lack of urgency in the Senate.
I’m to the point that I think Mitch McConnell, to really bring unity to the Republican Party and get things done, I think Mitch McConnell ought to tender his resignation.”
“What he ought to do is offer to resign as soon as taxes are done," added Bannon. "We can’t do it in the middle of taxes. … Because, I’ve got to tell you, there needs to be a sense of urgency in the Senate.”