“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

Is Bannon On The Brink?

One News Page Staff Monday, 14 August 2017
Is Bannon On The Brink?by

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top team has seen colossal change and movement over the past six months – in a revolving-door fashion that is perhaps unparalleled at the top of US politics. The appointments, resignations and sackings that have come and gone have provided the mass media with a soap opera of sorts to follow along eagerly – with Trump all the while providing his own personal commentary via Twitter, the Commander in Chief’s app and soapbox of choice. In the time since he and his team has come to power, Trump has seen the likes of Sean Spicer, Michael Flynn, Reince Priebus and Anthony Scaramucci (who lasted a whole ten days in the top team) depart – and sources suggest that chief strategist Steve Bannon, once thought to be Trump’s closest ally, could be next.

According to a number of sources such as CNN and Axios, it seems that the atmosphere surrounding Bannon has soured a little – with Scaramucci famously speaking out against the White House staffer before and after his removal from office. CNN reports that Bannon’s place at the top table could become shaky as a result of changes looking to be implemented by new Chief of Staff John Kelly, who took over from a departing Reince Priebus and who was ultimately responsible for removing Scaramucci from his post. Other sources such as Axios suggest that Trump is particularly concerned about leaking coming from the White House – and that Bannon could be in the frame. Such claims, of course, are as yet unsubstantiated.

It’s thought that Kelly’s restructuring of the top team is at direct odds with Bannon’s own agenda, whom CNN describes as a ‘political operative’ with his own modus operandi. Bannon is famous otherwise, of course, for having come from the ranks of Breitbart, having been the director of the conservative news outlet before his appointment to Trump’s team. Scaramucci, still in the news after his short spell as White House Communications Director, advised that it is within Trump’s best interests to ‘move away’ from Bannon completely.

If Bannon’s head is the next on the block, it will spell an interesting and surprising diversion away from the original team set up to bolster Trump at the start of this year. Bannon and Breitbart have been seen as bastions for the ‘alt-right’ movement, and if Trump chooses to distance himself from his advisor, it could spell further big changes for the White House staff and their operations. Will Bannon hang on in there? Stay tuned.


Recent related news

Outrage On Twitter As Bannon Appears At Economist Debate

New York activists have vented their anger at Steve Bannon, who appeared in a live debate set up by The Economist – a couple of weeks after the New Yorker...
Eurasia Review - World

Errol Morris on Steve Bannon in ‘American Dharma’ Doc: He’s ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Before you start whingeing on about why the acclaimed documentarian Errol Morris decided to give the evil Steve Bannon a soapbox as the subject of Morris’ new...
The Wrap - US

Pope Francis should not resign, but church abuse tribunal needed: Steve Bannon

Pope Francis should not resign over allegations he mishandled a sexual abuse scandal, said Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former political strategist who...
DNA - Front PageAlso reported by •Catholic Culture

Steve Bannon: Time’s Up is most powerful political movement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist says he’s surprised the #MeToo movement hasn’t had more impact on corporate America....
Seattle Times - WorldAlso reported by •ReutersNew Zealand Herald

You Might Like

Tweets about this

Other recent news in US

Brett KAVANAUGH, Yusaku Maezawa, Emmy Awards: Your Tuesday News BriefingEmmys 2018: 'Game of Thrones' wins best drama series
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become first space touristSpaceX plans to fly a JAPANESE BILLIONAIRE, several artists on trip around the moon

Recent related videos

Steve Bannon Calls Time's Up The Most Powerful Political Movement [Video]Steve Bannon Calls Time's Up The Most Powerful Political Movement

SF Gate reports that President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America. Steve Bannon says he thinks Time's Up is "the..

Wochit News -   00:48

Steve Bannon Says Time's Up Movement Can Affect Corporate America [Video]Steve Bannon Says Time's Up Movement Can Affect Corporate America

Steve Bannon says the #MeToo movement has the potential to affect corporate America. Trump's former chief strategist spoke Saturday at The Economist's idea festival. He said he thinks Time's Up is..

Wochit -   00:37

Steve Bannon Working On Curriculum For Catholic Institute In Italy [Video]Steve Bannon Working On Curriculum For Catholic Institute In Italy

Former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon is helping the right wing in Italy. Bannon is crafting the curriculum for a leadership course at a right-wing Roman Catholic institute. Reuters says he's..

Wochit -   00:40

'The Circus' Hosts Describe Crazy Interview With Steve Bannon [Video]'The Circus' Hosts Describe Crazy Interview With Steve Bannon

Alex Wagner and John Heilemann of Showtime's 'The Circus' detail their experience interviewing Steve Bannon for their season premiere as "the craziest two hours of my life."

The Late Show with Stephen Colbe -   11:02

•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest