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January 9, 2018 9:21 PM Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News

Move follows controversial statements about President Donald Trump in book Fire and Fury Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with U.S. President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the Washington-based, right-wing 42

January 9, 2018 9:12 PM Steve Bannon to step down from Breitbart amid rift with Trump, fallout from ‘Fire and Fury’

Bannon’s departure, which was forced by a onetime financial patron, Rebekah Mercer, comes as Bannon remained unable to quell the furor over remarks attributed to him in the new book. WASHINGTON—Stephen Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company will announce on Tuesday. Bannon’s departure, which was forced 17

January 8, 2018 3:45 PM Steve Bannon’s ‘treasonous’ criticism was aimed ‘directly at Don Jr.,’ Fire and Fury author says

Bannon said his description wasn’t aimed at Trump’s son, but at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Michael Wolff told MSNBC that isn’t true. WASHINGTON—The author of an explosive new book that questions President Donald Trump’s fitness for office on Monday contradicted Steve Bannon’s explanation of comments that had angered his former boss. Michael 19

January 5, 2018 6:00 PM Explosive new Trump book blows open feud with Steve Bannon amid fractures in Republican Party

WASHINGTON—The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s very public break with U.S. President Donald Trump is escalating, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office. The new fissure in an already fractious Republican Party cast doubt on Bannon’s hopes to foment 22

October 24, 2017 6:15 PM House Republicans to investigate Russia uranium deal tied to Canadian company

Clinton, Obama critics have for at least 2 years tried to tie uranium deal to Clinton Foundation Republican leaders of two committees in the U.S. House of Representatives launched an investigation on Tuesday into the purchase by a Russian firm several years ago of a Canadian-based company that owned some 20 per cent of U.S. uranium supplies 34

September 22, 2017 12:49 AM Trump's Strange test: Alabama Senate runoff puts president in tricky spot

President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most ardent supporters, including his former chief strategist Steve Bannon. Motivated by personal loyalty and a sense 21

August 20, 2017 4:52 PM Bannon's departure unlikely to calm turmoil in Trump's White House

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen Bannon, may have left the White House, but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and departure of Bannon, the president’s chief strategist and champion of his nationalist 21

August 18, 2017 10:38 PM Steve Bannon fired as Trump’s chief strategist, rejoins Breitbart Add to ..

President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. Bannon’s firing, a year and a day after Trump hired him as his campaign chief, put an abrupt end to the rabble-rousing 19

August 18, 2017 10:08 PM Steve Bannon, innovator in weaponized news, is hoist by his own petard: Keith Boag

Skill in manipulating media made ex-Breitbart head the prime suspect in a leak-obsessed White House The former Breitbart CEO turned senior strategist in President Donald Trump's White House was one shrewd innovator in the dark arts of weaponized news, and he was able to parlay that into the biggest political upset in modern American history. But it looks 17

August 18, 2017 6:06 PM Steve Bannon leaves Trump's White House

Prior to joining administration, Bannon helped found influential Breitbart News site Bannon, 63, has been a key adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump's general election campaign and a forceful but contentious presence in a divided White House. "White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve's last day," White 24