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  • Tucker Carlson Lets Loose on 'Hypocritical' Media over Bannon

    08/19/2017 7:06:10 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08-19-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    On his Fox News show yesterday evening, Tucker Carlson went after the hypocritical media who targeted Steve Bannon from the first day he was brought on board of Donald Trump's presidential campaign until yesterday when the president finally gave them Bannon's scalp. "The funny thing is, that in some important ways, Steve Bannon was more traditionally liberal than the liberals who spent the last year shrieking for his head,” Carlson said. "Not that you would know that from the coverage, everything is identity politics now, so his ideological opponents attacked Bannon from the very beginning as a bigot." And then:...
  • There's Something You May Be Unaware Of Regarding Steve Bannon (Vanity)

    08/18/2017 5:51:24 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 68 replies
    Steve is a student of history, political history and the history of applied psychology. He's also a former Goldman Sachs insider. Steve knows the dark underbellies of the entire planet. His strongest desire is to undo the bureaucratic state, the "Deep State" period. Steve knows The Art of War. If he has left the White House, then it's because he knows he can do more damage to the swamp from outside. Certainly since what he knows from the inside now. Steve always said he'd be there no more than 1 year. Thus, he learned faster than was expected. This was...
  • Steve Bannon Is Overrated

    08/18/2017 4:28:59 PM PDT · by Hadean · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 18, 2017 | MATTHEW CONTINETTI
    The White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon’s departure was widely applauded, and not only by the Washington establishment Mr. Bannon has spent a career excoriating. After the news broke, traders at the New York Stock Exchange “literally cheered,” according to a CNBC report. Yet the reaction was not uniformly positive. Supporters of Mr. Trump’s America First nationalism worried that Mr. Bannon’s exit might sever the ties between the president and his electoral base. “Any move to fire Bannon,” wrote the editor of the pro-Trump website American Greatness in recent days, “is more dangerous to the future of the Trump...
  • Trump: "Who the f@&$ does this guy think he is?"

    08/19/2017 7:31:57 AM PDT · by be-baw · 60 replies
    Axios ^ | August 19, 2017 | Mike Allen, Jonathan Swan
    Bannon didn't bother to go to work yesterday. He knew it was over. At the end, Trump was beyond fed up, viewing Bannon as a self-aggrandizer who had built a personal narrative as the grand puppetmaster. "Who the f**k does this guy think he is?" Trump has said incredulously to associates. Axios' Jonathan Swan tells me it's no surprise Trump didn't issue a farewell message on Friday: The president can't stand Bannon at the moment. (Trump tweeted a belated "Thanks S" about Bannon on Saturday morning.) But few people are ever really gone from Trumpworld, and we bet it won't...
  • Bannon Plots Fox Competitor, Global Expansion

    08/19/2017 6:44:47 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 173 replies
    Axios ^ | August 19, 2017
    Axios' Jonathan Swan hears Bannon has told friends he sees a massive opening to the right of Fox News, raising the possibility that he's going to start a network. - Bannon's friends are speculating about whether it will be a standalone TV network, or online streaming only. - Before his death in May, Roger Ailes had sent word to Bannon that he wanted to start a channel together. Bannon loved the idea: He believes Fox is heading in a squishy, globalist direction as the Murdoch sons assume more power. - Now he has the means, motive and opportunity: His chief...
  • Steve Bannon Speaks After White House Departure: ‘I’m Going to War for Trump

    08/18/2017 9:12:28 PM PDT · by be-baw · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 18, 2017 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Recently departed White House strategist Steve Bannon is preparing a war for Donald Trump, not against him “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 Bloomberg Businessweek’s Joshua Green.
  • Ousted Steve Bannon declares Trump presidency he campaigned for is over (Title is misleading)

    08/18/2017 11:00:44 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 59 replies
    telegraph ^ | 19 AUGUST 2017 | Harriet Alexander David Millward Barney Henderson
    A defiant Steve Bannon declared the Trump presidency he had campaigned for was over as he vowed to carry on the fight after being ousted as the White House chief strategist. Within hours of leaving his office, Mr Bannon was back at Breitbart, the right wing website he ran, presiding over the evening news conference. In interviews he made it clear he was not going quietly as he rounded on those he held responsible for his departure. “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over," he told the Weekly Standard, a right-wing newspaper “We still have a...
  • Bannon: 'The Trump Presidency That We Fought For, and Won, Is Over.'

    08/18/2017 3:50:04 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 192 replies
    “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” Bannon said Friday, shortly after confirming his departure. “We still have a huge movement, and we will make something of this Trump presidency. But that presidency is over. It’ll be something else. And there’ll be all kinds of fights, and there’ll be good days and bad days, but that presidency is over.” Bannon says that he once confidently believed in the prospect of success for that version of the Trump presidency he now says is over. Asked what the turning point was, he says, “It’s the Republican establishment. The...
  • Steve Bannon: 'I'm Leaving The White House And Going To War'

    08/18/2017 5:43:17 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/18/17 | Alex Pappas
    Steve Bannon is on his way out at the White House – but the fiery, anti-establishment conservative who helped Donald Trump win the presidency says he getting ready to wage his populist campaign from the outside. “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 Bloomberg on Friday. The outgoing White House chief strategist spent just over a year formally working for the president. On Friday, his job with Trump came...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Bannon says he's going to war for Trump against media,Capitol Hill,Corporate America

    08/18/2017 2:30:57 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 135 replies
    twitter ^ | Aug 18, 2017 | JoshuaGreen Twitter
    Joshua Green‏Verified account @JoshuaGreen Just got off the phone w/ Bannon: "If there’s any confusion out there, let me clear it up: I’m leaving the White House and going to war" 1/2 Joshua Green‏Verified account @JoshuaGreen 8m8 minutes ago Replying to @JoshuaGreen "...for Trump against his opponents -- on Capitol Hill, in the media, and in corporate America.” 2/2
  • Pelosi calls on Trump to fire additional staff

    08/18/2017 1:02:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    KALB-TV ^ | August 18, 2017 | The Associated Press
    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said the departure of White House adviser Steve Bannon is "welcome news," but she is calling on President Donald Trump to fire additional staff. Pelosi said in a statement that Bannon's departure "doesn't disguise where President Trump himself stands on white supremacists and the bigoted beliefs they advance." Trump has said "both sides" are to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counter-protesters last weekend. One woman protesting the far-right extremist groups died when a car drove into a crowd.....
  • Trump gets rid of Stephen Bannon, a top proponent of his nationalist agenda

    08/18/2017 11:53:52 AM PDT · by Architect of Avalon · 38 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 8/18/2017 | Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker, Robert Costa and Damian Paletta
    <p>President Trump on Friday dismissed his embattled chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, an architect of his 2016 general election victory, in a major White House shake-up that follows a week of racial unrest, according to multiple administration officials.</p> <p>Trump had been under mounting pressure to dispense with Bannon, who many officials view as a political Svengali but who has drawn scorn as a leading internal force encouraging and amplifying the president’s most controversial nationalist impulses.</p>
  • ‘WAR’: Breitbart Going ‘Thermonuclear’ Against ‘Globalists’ After Bannon Ouster

    08/18/2017 11:42:26 AM PDT · by be-baw · 34 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 18, 2017 | Josh Feldman
    Joel Pollak, Senior Editor-at-Large for Breitbart News, tweeted out the following after the news of Steve Bannon‘s departure from the White House: Joel B. Pollak @joelpollak #WAR 1:18 PM - Aug 18, 2017 The reaction from Breitbart to Bannon leaving will be one to watch as the news unfolds, given how Bannon ran Breitbart before joining the Trump campaign. There’s reporting this afternoon that Bannon may return to Breitbart next. Following Pollak’s tweet, Axios’ Jonathan Swan tweeted that Breitbart is “going thermonuclear”: Jonathan Swan ✔ @jonathanvswan Joel is a Breitbart editor. They're going thermonuclear, I'm told. Story tk on Axios....
  • With Steve Bannon Gone, Donald Trump Risks Becoming Arnold Schwarzenegger 2.0

    08/18/2017 11:49:48 AM PDT · by be-baw · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 18, 2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    President Donald Trump’s decision to part ways with Steve Bannon can be understood as an effort to save his presidency after Charlottesville. It may turn out to be the beginning of the end for the Trump administration, the moment Donald Trump became Arnold Schwarzenegger. ... Bannon was not just Trump’s master strategist, the man who turned a failing campaign around in August 2016 and led one of the most remarkable come-from-behind victories in political history. He was also the conservative spine of the administration. His infamous whiteboard in the West Wing listed the promises Trump had made to the voters,...
  • Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

    08/18/2017 9:46:56 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 194 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 18, 2017 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    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....

    08/18/2017 9:38:08 AM PDT · by Tea Party Terrorist · 411 replies
  • Bannon’s Time Is Up

    08/18/2017 9:32:13 AM PDT · by Bratch · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8-17-2017 | Roger Stone
    Steven K. Bannon, the swashbuckling former Goldman Sachs banker and press baron of Breitbart news who calls himself “Chief Strategist” of Trump’s historic campaign, is in deep trouble within the Trump White House. To be clear, I am no fan of National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster whose globalist views and hires are negating the foreign policy the President ran on. I am one who had publicly defended Bannon from false charges of racism and anti-Semitism yet I have concluded he is a spent force, never being willing to spend his political capital to help his friends and in some...
  • Steve Bannon out as President Trump’s chief strategist

    08/18/2017 10:11:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 99 replies
    WTVR-TV ^ | August 18, 2017 | CNN Wire
    President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is out at the White House, two administration officials told CNN on Friday. The President has privately stewed over Bannon in recent days, including Thursday night from his golf course in New Jersey. He was furious with his chief strategist after he was quoted in an interview with the American Prospect contradicting him on North Korea and asserting that he was able to make personnel changes at the State Department. He did not travel with the President during the first week of what White House officials described as a “working vacation” at Trump’s...