Tag Archives: Steve Bannon

REPORT: Trump Personally Ordered Bannon To Limit His Testimony Before The House Intelligence Committee

Foreign Policy reports:  President Donald Trump personally made the decision to curtail the testimony of former chief White House political strategist Steve Bannon before the House Intelligence Committee, according to two people with firsthand knowledge of the matter. Trump acted to limit Bannon’s testimony based on legal advice provided by Uttam Dhillon, a deputy White House counsel, who concluded that ...

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Bannon Made A Major Oopsie To US House Panel

Axios reports: Steve Bannon made one conspicuous slip up in his closed-door hearing on Tuesday with the House Intelligence Committee, according to four sources with direct knowledge of the confidential proceedings. Bannon admitted that he’d had conversations with Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer and legal spokesman Mark Corallo about Don Junior’s infamous meeting with the Russians in Trump Tower in June ...

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Steve Bannon Strikes Deal With Robert Mueller

CNN reports: Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team and will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury, two people familiar with the process told CNN. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel, the sources said. The sources did not say when the interview will take place or if ...

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REPORT: Bannon To “Fully Cooperate” With Mueller

Axios reports: Steve Bannon, who was inside the White House when FBI Director James Comey was fired and has strong opinions about what happened, “intends to fully cooperate with Mueller,” according to a source familiar with Bannon’s thinking. The Daily Beast’s Betsy Woodruff scooped Bannon’s legal strategy last night. The source said that the White House has placed zero restrictions ...

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House Panel Subpoenas Bannon “On The Spot” Over Refusal To Answer Questions On Time In White House

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon refused to answer questions Tuesday from the House Intelligence Committee about his time in the White House, prompting panel members to subpoena him on the spot, according to a person familiar with the interview. Bannon appeared before the committee as part of its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential ...

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Mueller Subpoenas Steve Bannon In Russia Probe

The New York Times reports: Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, was subpoenaed last week by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, to testify before a grand jury as part of the investigation into possible links between Mr. Trump’s associates and Russia, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The move marked the first ...

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Trump Rages As Bannon Testifies Before House Panel

This morning Hair Furor is using his famed “executive time” from his cheeseburger-strewn bedroom to launch a tweetstorm of bullshit, including retweets of his own rants from over the holiday weekend. He’s apparently especially angry that former sycophant Steve Bannon is testifying on Russian collusion in a closed-door meeting of the House Intelligence Committee. Bannon’s comments in Michael Wolff’s Fire ...

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TODAY: Bannon Meets With US House Panel On Russia

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with a U.S. House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. The interview with the House Intelligence Committee comes after Bannon’s public falling out with the president over comments Bannon made to author Michael Wolff for ...

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InfoWars: Steve Bannon Planned “25th Amendment Coup” Against Trump With Chinese Backing [VIDEO]

Alex Jones and Roger Stone continued to shove daggers into Steve Bannon’s political corpse this afternoon by claiming that Bannon had planned to engineer a “25th amendment coup” against Trump with the financial backing of fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (aka Miles Kwok). According the below InfoWars clip, it was Bannon who welcomed Michael Wolff into the White House and ...

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BREAKING: Steve Bannon Out At Breitbart

The New York Times reports: Stephen K. Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company will announce on Tuesday. Mr. Bannon’s departure, which was forced by a onetime financial patron, Rebekah Mercer, comes as Mr. Bannon remained unable to quell the furor over remarks attributed to him in a new book in which ...

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REVEALED: Steve Bannon Group Tried To Link Trump To Mobsters During Early Stages Of 2016 GOP Primaries

CNN reports: Before Donald Trump and Steve Bannon were enemies, they were allies. And not long before that, Bannon was part of an effort to sink Trump’s presidential hopes — even if Trump didn’t know it. A conservative watchdog group led by Bannon tried to discredit Trump in the early stages of the 2016 Republican presidential primary by shopping a ...

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SURE JAN: Steve Bannon Apologizes To Trump Family

Axios reports: Battered by the backlash from Michael Wolff’s book, Steve Bannon is trying to make amends with the Trump family, providing a statement to Axios that expresses “regret” to President Trump and praises his son, Donald Trump Jr. “Donald Trump, Jr. is both a patriot and a good man. He has been relentless in his advocacy for his father ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “Sloppy Steve” Bannon

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Thursday night lambasted the author of a new damning book about his administration, calling it “phony” and asserting he never gave its author reporting access to the White House. Trump’s legal team on Thursday threatened possible libel charges against the book’s author, Michael Wolff, its publisher and his former chief strategist, Stephen K. ...

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REPORT: Breitbart Board Mulls Ousting Steve Bannon

The Hill reports: Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon’s future at Breitbart News is in question after excerpts of a forthcoming book revealed he referred to President Trump’s son’s behavior as “treasonous.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the right-wing news network’s board members debated Thursday about whether to oust Bannon, who was fired from the White House by ...

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White House: Breitbart Should Consider Firing Bannon

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that Breitbart News should consider cutting ties with chairman Stephen Bannon over his recently published remarks critical of Donald Trump Jr. “I certainly think that it’s something they should look at and consider,” Sanders said at a press briefing. Trump and his administration are piling on Bannon a ...

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MSNBC Host Rips The Mooch On Bannon: Six Months Ago You Said He Tries To Suck His Own Penis [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle grilled former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci on Thursday — and was incredulous when Scaramucci suggested that there was a way for former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon to get back in President Donald Trump’s good graces. “Anthony, you said six months ago that you think Steve Bannon tries to suck his own ...

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Trump Claims He No Longer Speaks To Steve Bannon: “I Don’t Talk To Him, That’s Just A Misnomer” [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Thursday that he no longer talks to Steve Bannon, and accused reporters of exaggerating their relationship a day after his legal team sent a cease-and-desist letter to the former White House chief strategist over remarks he made about Trump’s son. “I don’t talk to him. That’s just a misnomer,” Trump told the press ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch.com reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver a briefing for reporters Thursday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m. Eastern. She can expect to face questions about a new book on the administration that continues to dog President Trump, especially as former aide Steve Bannon has been quoted as saying a meeting held by campaign officials in Trump ...

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DRUDGE: Steve Bannon Now “In The Arms” Of Fugitive Chinese Billionaire After Break With Rebekah Mercer

Billionaire far-right activist Rebekah Mercer is reportedly on the outs with Steve Bannon over his incendiary quotes in the coming Trump administration tell-all. Robert Mercer, her father, sold his stake in Breitbart to his daughter in early November. But according to a tweet posted today by homocon Matt Drudge, Bannon is now “in the arms” of fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo ...

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Trump Threatens To Sue Steve Bannon For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: Late Wednesday, lawyers for Trump sent a cease-and-desist letter to Bannon, arguing he violated the employment agreement he signed with the Trump Organization in numerous ways and also likely defamed the president. They ordered that he stop communicating either confidential and or disparaging information, and preserve all records in preparation for “imminent” legal action. “You have ...

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