Today Steven Bannon, The Chief Strategist for the President, was fired by the White House.
According to sources the departure of Steve Bannon was in the works for a few days but the thing that kicked it into high gear was after Bannon was quoted in an interview with the American Prospect contradicting President Trump on North Korea and asserting that he was able to make personnel changes at the State Department.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House Press Secretary, Confirmed that Bannon was out but that it was a mutual decision between White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly and Bannon and issued the following statement.
“White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best,”
So now we sit back and wait to see if Bannon goes back…
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As per a 4/5/17 Hill report by Jordan Fabian, the White House has announced that the republican President Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist Steve Bannon will no longer be serving as a principal on the National Security Council.”
Bannon in January was elevated to a position on the NSC principals committee, in a shakeup of the council. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and director of national intelligence had their roles downgraded in the move.
“The Joint Chiefs chairman and intelligence director are having their roles on the principals committee restored, according to a regulatory filing dated Tuesday (4/4/17).”
“Bannon said in a statement to the Wall Street Journal: “Susan Rice ope-rationalized the NSC during the last administration. I was put on to ensure that it was de-operationalized. General H.R. McMaster has returned the NSC to its proper function.”
Bloomberg first reported the move Wednesday morning.
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