11/14/2020

STEVE BANNON: “This Country has perhaps never done to anyone what they have done to Steve Bannon and they are looking to do it to others, also. If they would be so tough with China, Russia, and the world, who no longer respects us, maybe our Country would not be failing at a level at […]

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11/12/2021

CONGRESS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday, charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions from the House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The indictment is a first. No one has been prosecuted before for contempt of Congress when executive privilege was […]

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10/21/2021

CONGRESS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. The vote was 229-202.” -Clare Foran, Zachary Cohen, and Ryan Nobles, […]

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1/20/2021

PARDONS/STEVE BANNON: “President Donald Trump issued a raft of 11th-hour pardons and commutations early Wednesday [Jan. 20, 2021] that included his onetime political strategist, a former top fundraiser and two well-known rappers but not himself or his family. The batch of 73 pardons and 70 commutations issued in the final hours of his presidency was […]

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11/6/2020

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE/TWITTER: “Twitter permanently suspended an account belonging to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon after he suggested Thursday morning [Nov. 5, 2020] that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded. His comments were made in a video posted to his Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter accounts. Bannon falsely claimed […]

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11/5/2020

2020 ELECTION/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE/TWITTER: “Trump ally Stephen K. Bannon called for arresting Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over his social media company stepping up to stop the spread of some of the president’s posts on its platform Wednesday [Nov. 4, 2020]. Mr. Bannon, President Trump’s former adviser, said he should direct Attorney General William P. Barr […]

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10/18/2020

2020 ELECTION/DEBATES/MEXICO/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Not my Wall, which will soon be finished (and Mexico will pay for the Wall!). Totally unrelated, but I think Steve [Bannon] will be just fine. By the way, is this the same job hopping [columnist] Tim O’Brien that headed Mini Mike Bloomberg’s humiliating 2 Billion Dollar Presidential run? Debate […]

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8/20/2020

STEVE BANNON/WALL: [Reporter: “Mr. President, what’s your reaction to the indictment of your former campaign aid, Steve Bannon?”] “Well, I feel very badly. I haven’t been dealing with him for a long period of time, as most of the people in this room know. He was involved in our campaign. He worked for Goldman Sachs. […]

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8/20/2020

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE/WALL: “President Donald Trump distanced himself Thursday from Steve Bannon’s efforts to crowdsource private funds for a border wall, saying it was ‘done for showboating reasons’ and ‘inappropriate.’ Trump made the remarks after Bannon, his former senior adviser, was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly swindling donors on the project, run by the non-profit […]

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8/20/2020

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE/WALL: “Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Trump, was among four suspects arrested Thursday and indicted in connection with an online fundraising campaign that allegedly defrauded donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Justice Department announced. According to the indictment, Bannon and co-defendant Brian Kolfage told the public that they were […]

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12/13/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Once portrayed as one of Washington’s most powerful men, Steve Bannon is either back or he’s still out in the political wilderness. He’s either a dangerous xenophobe who trades in conspiracy theories or a Harvard-educated former investment banker who claims his true mission is to stand up for the little guy at […]

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10/31/2018

2016 ELECTION/CAMPAIGN/INTELLIGENCE/SENATE/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is pursuing a wide-ranging examination of former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s activities during the 2016 presidential campaign, three sources familiar with the inquiry told Reuters. The committee is looking into what Bannon might know about any contacts during the campaign between Moscow and two advisers […]

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10/30/2018

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Vocal proponents of ending birthright citizenship acknowledge that view has long been dismissed as a far-right fantasy. Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon, who supports the idea of ending birthright citizenship and favored the broad use of executive actions when he served in the administration, wanted to keep the hot-button […]

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9/21/2018

CHINA/STEVE BANNON/TARIFFS/TRADE WAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “US President Donald Trump’s strategy is to make the trade war with China ‘unprecedentedly large’ and ‘unbearably painful’ for Beijing, and he will not back down before victory, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in an exclusive interview. Bannon said the aim was not just to force China […]

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9/3/2018

MEDIA/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The New Yorker rescinded its invitation to Steve Bannon to headline its annual festival after a swift backlash from big-name participants who said they would not attend if Bannon remained on the schedule. There was also fierce resistance from within the ranks of the magazine. Numerous staffers felt that having Bannon on […]

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8/15/2018

ELECTIONS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Steve Bannon is attempting a political resurrection, launching a 25-person pro-Trump rapid-response and polling operation that is framing the midterms as an up-or-down vote on the president’s impeachment. The former White House chief strategist has started Citizens for the American Republic, an outside political group that intends to advise surrogates, generate talking […]

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8/15/2018

ELECTION/GOP/STEVE BANON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Stephen K. Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, is forming a group to try to sell voters on a midterm message that they should support Republicans to defend the Trump agenda and save the president from impeachment. The group, Citizens of the American Republic, is Mr. Bannon’s new vehicle […]

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4/4/2018

CHINA/STEVE BANNON/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist and 2016 campaign CEO, had a fiery response on Wednesday [4-4-18] to Wall Street’s dim view of Trump’s trade actions against China…Bannon, who maintains ties to the White House, said Trump’s recent moves to impose tariffs are a signal to the Chinese that […]

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2/15/2018

2016 ELECTION/INTELLIGENCE/LEGAL/STEVE BANNON: “Former White House adviser Steve Bannon drew bipartisan ire on Capitol Hill Thursday [2-15-18] by refusing to answer a range of questions from the House Intelligence Committee, with lawmakers vowing to take more drastic steps to compel his testimony. Mr. Bannon, a onetime confidant of President Donald Trump who has since become […]

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2/14/2018

GOP/STEVE BANNON: “Steve Bannon’s war on the GOP establishment seems to have petered out, but the party is still roiling with primary fights and fundraising woes that hang over its effort to hold or expand its Senate majority. In Nevada, Sen. Dean Heller and allies are pouring money into ads against his primary opponent, Danny […]

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1/21/2018

IMMIGRATION/JOHN KELLY/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is emerging from his usual behind-the-scenes role to become one of the president’s chief conservative anchors on the immigration issue, a spot once occupied by former chief strategist Steve Bannon. While Mr. Kelly drew the president’s ire last week after suggesting his boss’s […]

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1/19/2018

LEGAL/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The White House move this week to limit Steve Bannon’s congressional testimony while permitting a current administration official to speak freely reveals how precisely it is controlling what is shared with lawmakers. The White House told Bannon not to answer questions about his time working on the presidential transition and as chief […]

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1/18/2018

INTELLIGENCE/STEVE BANNON: “The House Intelligence Committee has agreed to give former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon until the end of the month to return to the panel and finish his closed-door interview, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. Bannon’s attorney, in a letter to the committee shared with CNN, said the […]

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1/17/2018

2016 ELECTION/LEGAL/ROBERT MUELLER/RUSSIA/STEVE BANNON: “Federal agents have issued a subpoena to former presidential adviser Steve Bannon, who plans to fully cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a person close to Mr. Bannon said. FBI agents arrived last week at Mr. Bannon’s home in Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Hill […]

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1/16/2018

LEGAL/ROBERT MUELLER/RUSSIA/STEVE BANNON: “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 […]

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1/9/2018

STEVE BANNON: “Stephen K. Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company announced Tuesday [1-9-18]. 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 […]

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1/7/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller unloaded on CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday [1-7-18] — trashing Michael Wolff as a ‘garbage author of a garbage book,’ calling Steve Bannon an ‘angry and vindictive person’ and accusing CNN of ‘sticking knives’ into President Donald Trump’s allies. The explosive 12-minute interview on […]

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1/5/2018

STEVE BANNON: “Michael Wolff is a total loser who made up stories in order to sell this really boring and untruthful book. He used Sloppy Steve Bannon, who cried when he got fired and begged for his job. Now Sloppy Steve has been dumped like a dog by almost everyone. Too bad! https://t.co/mEeUhk5ZV9” -Donald Trump, […]

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1/5/2018

SEAN SPICER/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday [1-4-18] he is troubled that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has not denied the statements attributed to him in a recent book about the early days of President Donald Trump’s tenure. ‘While he may continue to say he’s a […]

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1/4/2018

MEDIA/STEVE BANNON: “I authorized Zero access to White House (actually turned him down many times) for author of phony book! I never spoke to him for book. Full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don’t exist. Look at this guy’s past and watch what happens to him and Sloppy Steve!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Jan. 4, […]

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1/4/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The White House continued Thursday [1-4-18] to downplay the role of former Trump campaign executive and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon following the publication of portions of a book quoting him saying unflattering things about President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said […]

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1/4/2018

GOP/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Enthusiasm for Stephen K. Bannon’s plans for a fiery Republican revolution had already been fading among some of the donors and candidates he was relying on to upend the party’s establishment. But Mr. Bannon’s provocative remarks about President Trump and his family, reported in a new book now scheduled to be […]

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1/4/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s growing feud with Steve Bannon is threatening the former White House strategist’s leadership of the conservative Breitbart News website and upending Mr. Bannon’s plans to wage ‘war’ on party incumbents he deemed insufficiently loyal to the White House agenda. Mr. Bannon’s longtime benefactors, billionaires Robert Mercer and his […]

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1/4/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump publicly repudiated Steve Bannon, his former senior strategist and onetime campaign chief, after a new book surfaced in which Mr. Bannon made scathing and highly personal criticisms of some of the president’s top advisers, including several family members… In the book, a copy of which was viewed by […]

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1/3/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented […]

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1/3/2018

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump excoriated his former chief strategist Steve Bannon in a statement Wednesday, claiming that Bannon ‘lost his mind’ after being pushed out from the White House. The White House released the strongly worded 266-word statement from the President slamming Bannon after after excerpts from a new book quoted Bannon […]

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1/3/2018

2016 ELECTION/LEGAL/RUSSIA/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP FAMILY/JARED KUSHNER: “In a new book detailing the wild first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is quoted blasting top operatives in the 2016 campaign for their naivete and idiocy in their dealings with the Russians… Of the July 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Trump […]

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12/22/2017

HOUSE OF REPS/STEVE BANNON/RUSSIA: “Steve Bannon, a former top White House strategist and a former chief campaign aide to Donald Trump, has been asked to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence panel next month, Bloomberg News reported. Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager, was also asked to testify in early January, Bloomberg reported […]

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12/15/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP BUSINESS: “A small group of conservative leaders had gathered in the Trump International Hotel last week for a friendly discussion about the year that was ending and their priorities for the year to come, when Stephen K. Bannon spoke up. ‘I’m not going to name names,’ he snapped, looking around the room as […]

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12/15/2017

GOP/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Both President Donald Trump and his former chief political strategist Steve Bannon are urging Roy Moore to concede, as the defiant Republican Senate candidate refuses to admit defeat to Democrat Doug Jones. Moore lost Alabama’s Tuesday [12-12-17] special Senate election by more than 20,000 votes… Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, […]

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11/13/2017

GOP/POLITICS/STEVE BANNON: “Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the GOP’s most prominent megadonor, is publicly breaking with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon over his efforts to oust Republican incumbents in 2018… The public pronouncement comes about a month after Adelson met with Bannon in Washington. Bannon has been huddling with major Republican contributors […]

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11/2/2017

STEVE BANNON: “Robert Mercer, a billionaire investor who is a big backer of many conservative causes and a patron of the former White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon, is stepping down as co-chief executive of Renaissance Technologies, the giant hedge fund. Mr. Mercer sent a letter to investors and pension advisers on Thursday [11-2-17] morning […]

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10/22/2017

GOP/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump is siding with Republican Senate incumbents in key re-election races, potentially putting him on a collision course with Steve Bannon, the onetime White House chief strategist who has declared a ‘season of war’ on their party’s establishment. The two men have praised each other and their efforts in […]

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10/16/2017

GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/STEVE BANNON: [Reporter: “Mr. President, do you approve of Steve Bannon’s war on Mitch McConnell and the Republican establishment?”] “Well, Steve is very committed. He’s a friend of mine, and he’s very committed to getting things passed. I mean, look, I have — despite what the press writes, I have great relationships with actually […]

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10/16/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump offered up praise for Steve Bannon when asked about his former chief strategist’s war against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell… Trump added that he ‘can understand where Steve Bannon is coming from’ given Republican lawmakers’ failure so far to pass an Obamacare repeal, tax reform and other big […]

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9/12/2017

CHINA/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “In the White House, Stephen K. Bannon helped shape President Trump’s nationalistic rhetoric that blamed China for economic woes in the United States. Now, less than a month after leaving the government, Mr. Bannon, the former chief strategist to Mr. Trump, has come to Hong Kong, at the invitation of a […]

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9/12/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon remains in frequent contact with President Donald Trump weeks after leaving his administration job, Mr. Bannon told a private lunchtime gathering Tuesday [9-12-17] in Hong Kong. Mr. Bannon said he talks to Mr. Trump every two to three days, and that the pair last […]

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9/10/2017

JAMES COMEY/MEDIA/STEVE BANNON: “In his first extended interview since he left the White House last month, Stephen K. Bannon was unsparing in his criticism: calling out top Republicans, West Wing staff, the ‘pearl-clutching mainstream media,’ special counsel investigators and the Roman Catholic Church. He even singled out President Trump, labeling his firing of James B. […]

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9/8/2017

GOP/STEVE BANNON: “Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told CBS this week that Washington’s ‘Republican establishment,’ including the top GOP leaders in both houses of Congress, ‘is trying to nullify the 2016 election.’ That more traditional Republicans are looking to undermine President Donald Trump, Bannon said, is as ‘obvious as night follows day.’ ‘The […]

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9/7/2017

GARY COHN/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “White House economic adviser Gary Cohn ‘absolutely’ should have resigned instead of voicing his objections to President Donald Trump’s response to a deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia last month from inside the administration, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in an interview broadcast Thursday morning… Bannon told CBS’ […]

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9/7/2017

DREAMERS/IMMIGRATION/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said he doesn’t agree with President Donald Trump’s decision to end the DACA program and blasted the Catholic Church’s support for undocumented immigrants because ‘they need illegal aliens to fill the churches.’… Bannon told Rose that he disagreed with Trump’s decision this week to […]

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8/28/2017

POLITICS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Just-departed White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is breaking from President Donald Trump in the closely watched Alabama Senate special election. During a closed-door meeting with powerful conservatives in Washington last week, Bannon declared that he’s supporting former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore over Trump-endorsed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, according […]

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8/22/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Breitbart seems ready for one of Steve Bannon’s famed ‘wars.’ Just minutes after President Donald Trump concluded his Afghanistan policy speech Monday [8-21-17] night, the conservative site took an aggressive, critical approach to the address and Trump’s new policy. A banner headline blasted the president’s decision to extend the U.S. military […]

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8/21/2017

NATIONAL DEBT/STEVE MNUCHIN/TREASURY: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) said Monday [8-21-17] there was ‘zero chance’ that the U.S. would fail to raise the federal debt ceiling. Mr. McConnell expressed confidence in Congress’s ability to avoid missing federal payments in advance of a legislative sprint in September that will also address expiring government funding […]

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8/20/2017

JOHN KELLY/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “John F. Kelly, the new White House chief of staff, told Stephen K. Bannon in late July that he needed to go: No need for it to get messy, Mr. Kelly told Mr. Bannon, according to several people with firsthand knowledge of the exchange. The two worked out a mutually amicable […]

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8/19/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump seems intent on an amicable public breakup with his former chief strategist Steve Bannon. In a pair of tweets Saturday, the president lauded Mr. Bannon and wished him well upon his return to Breitbart News after a seven-month stint in the West Wing. ‘Steve Bannon will be […]

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8/19/2017

MEDIA/STEVE BANNON: “Steve Bannon will be a tough and smart new voice at @BreitbartNews…maybe even better than ever before. Fake News needs the competition!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 19, 2017 12:47pm […]

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8/19/2017

STEVE BANNON: “I want to thank Steve Bannon for his service. He came to the campaign during my run against Crooked Hillary Clinton – it was great! Thanks S” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 19, 2017 06:33am […]

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8/18/2017

STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “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 […]

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8/17/2017

NORTH KOREA/STEVE BANNON: “For all his fire-breathing nationalism — the demands to ban Muslims, build a wall on the Mexican border and honor statues of Confederate heroes — Stephen K. Bannon has played another improbable role in the Trump White House: resident dove… His views, delivered in a characteristically bomb-throwing style, have antagonized people across […]

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8/16/2017

RACISM/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Amid reports of disgust and dismay among White House officials in the wake of President Trump’s insistence that ‘both sides’ bear the blame for the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Va.., Saturday, there appears to be one member of the administration who couldn’t be happier: White House Chief Strategist Steve […]

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8/14/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Rupert Murdoch has repeatedly urged President Trump to fire him. Anthony Scaramucci, the president’s former communications director, thrashed him on television as a white nationalist. Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the national security adviser, refused to even say he could work with him. For months, Mr. Trump has considered ousting Stephen K. […]

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7/6/2017

NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “A former Breitbart writer and ally of Steve Bannon’s is leaving the White House after less than six months of serving as the deputy chief of staff for the National Security Council. NSC spokesman Michael Anton confirmed to CNN Thursday that Tera Dahl is exiting the group and will move on […]

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6/6/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “So much for the eclipse of the Steve Bannon wing of the Trump administration. Barely weeks ago, after President Donald Trump described his firebrand political guru in a Wall Street Journal interview as just ‘a guy who works for me,’ speculation was rife that Bannon was on his way out of the […]

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5/22/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/REINCE PRIEBUS/STEVE BANNON: “White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steven Bannon returned to Washington after President Donald Trump wrapped up his visit to Saudi Arabia, the first stop on his foreign trip. The decision for Priebus to return to the US was pre-planned, not spur-of-the-moment, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee […]

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04/12/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “White House chief strategist Steve Bannon appears to be fighting for his political life following stunningly lukewarm comments about him from President Donald Trump on Tuesday. ‘I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late,’ Trump told New York Post columnist Michael Goodwin. […]

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04/09/2017

POLITICS/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “When Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, he appeared to be at the height of his powers. Trump had pushed through an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. He had placed Bannon, controversially, on the National Security Council. Bannon and […]

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04/06/2017

POLITICS/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “The man credited with honing Donald Trump’s populist message and guiding him into the White House has grown frustrated amid continued infighting in the West Wing, so much so that in recent weeks a top donor had to convince him to stay in his position. Five people, including a senior administration official […]

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04/06/2017

TRUMP FAMILY/TRUMP PEOPLE/JARED KUSHNER/STEVE BANNON: “Thick with tension, the conversation this week between Stephen K. Bannon, the chief White House strategist, and Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, had deteriorated to the point of breakdown. Finally, Mr. Bannon identified why they could not compromise, according to someone with knowledge of the conversation. ‘Here’s […]

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04/05/2017

NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, has been removed from the National Security Council, according to a senior administration official. An official says Bannon was only on board to oversee now-ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s work to ‘deoperationalize’ the National Security Council from the broad purview it had under […]

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04/05/2017

NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “President Trump’s decision to remove chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council’s principals committee suggests a potentially significant change in the power balance among the four top White House advisers. Bannon’s placement on the principals committee at the start of the Trump administration drew criticism not only from Democrats […]

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3/30/2017

LEGAL/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “White House chief strategist Steve Bannon won’t face any criminal charges related to his mysterious voter registration in Miami-Dade County. Prosecutors announced Thursday that they could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Bannon, President Donald Trump’s special assistant, broke the law when he signed up to vote in Miami-Dade County after […]

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3/30/2017

BUDGET/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Donald Trump’s budget proposal was a statement of intent. And his actions this week were a down payment. The warning to Americans from the government is clear: your national defense will be well-funded and your security will be a priority, but for benefits beyond the most basic services, don’t count […]

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2/13/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Late 1970s to early 1980s [1976-1983]. Bannon joined the Navy, attended officer school and served on the destroyer U.S.S. Paul F. Foster. He then became a special assistant to the chief of naval operations at the Pentagon.”  – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017 […]

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2/13/2017

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “2012. Bannon founded the Government Accountability Institue, a research organization that investigates politicians and aims to partner with mainstream media outlets.”  – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017 […]

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10/5/1998

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Late 1990s [1998]. Bannon left his firm to focus on the entertainment business, producing and directing movies such as Anthony Hopkins’ Titus, a 2004 Ronald Reagan movie called In the Face of Evil and a 2011 documentary about Sara Palin titled The Undefeated.”  – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. […]

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4/1/1994

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “Mid-1990s [April 1, 1994-1996]. Bannon was hired to turn around a struggling Arizona project called Biosphere 2, to test whether humans could survive in space. He clashed with the management and researchers some of whom staged a mutiny.”  – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017 […]

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12/22/1993

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “1993. Bannon received a small but lucrative stake in Seinfeld as part of his compensation for the consulting on the sale of Castle Rock Entertainment to Turner.”  – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017 […]

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9/15/1975

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “1975. Bannon won the Student Government Association presidency during his junior year at Virginia Tech.” [The 15th used for date-sorting purposes only.]  – Abigall Abrams,”The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017,  […]

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