Syndicated from Reuters: Politics
LBN Breaking News Update 9:58 am PST
CNN confirms Steve Bannon is out as White House Chief Strategist. Where he goes from here is not clear. Reports Bannon resigned, but other reports say Bannon was given option to resign or be fired. White House officials say Trump was furious Bannon contradicted Trump on North Korea military solution. Bannon said in a recent interview with the “American Prospect” that Trump met his match with Kim Jung Un and that “the risk of two arrogant fools” going to war is ridiculous.
In an official White House statement issued by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon ‘mutually agreed’ it was time for Bannon to go.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A decision from President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly is imminent on whether White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will keep his job, online news outlet Axios said on Friday.