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Bannon backs off comments about Trump’s son

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MNA International Desk: President Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon on Sunday backed away from derogatory comments ascribed to him about Trump’s son in a new book that sparked White House outrage and could threaten Bannon’s influence as a would-be conservative power broker. Bannon, ousted from the White House in August, was quoted in ‘Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,’ by journalist Michael Wolff, as saying a June 2016 meeting with a group of Russians attended by Donald Trump Jr. and his father’s top campaign officials was ‘treasonous’ and ‘unpatriotic.’ The president responded by saying Bannon had lost ...

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Steve Bannon out as Trump chief strategist

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MNA International Desk: Donald Trump’s controversial far-right chief strategist Steve Bannon left the White House Friday as the administration reels from the fallout over Trump’s response to a violent white supremacist rally, reported news agency. “White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day,” Trump’s press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. “We are grateful for his service and wish him the best.” Trump has come under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike for insisting anti-racism protesters were equally to blame for violence at a weekend rally staged by ...

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