President Trump lashed out Wednesday against Steve Bannon, saying that his former top campaign and White House adviser had “lost his mind.” “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.” Mr. Bannon harshly criticized the early days of the Trump White House in an upcoming book. Excerpts were released Wednesday. The president said Mr. Bannon does not represent the Trump base but “is only in it for himself” and called him a secret ally of the news media that opposes the administration. Mr. Bannon gave author Michael Wolff a biting expose that
Comments: For the "Doubting Thomas´s" who troll our website to smack at "breaking news", sometimes it takes awhile till Fox or the Washington Times writes their version. I don´t wait if it´s not in the que. This also has President Trump´s statement. Note, Bloomberg News changed it´s article and writers two times since it´s original posting on the web.
I don´t like this one bit. It is so disgusting that members of Trump´s team and campaign are disloyal and feel free to trash him and portray him as a useful idiot.
I would say that much of this is fake news, but having Trump respond against Bannon confirms the validity of it. It is exhausting to not trust people on our own team and expect that at any time, they will try to take him down.
Tonight, I am very discouraged and disheartened. With all the supporting evidence to clear Trump of the Russia accusations and place blame where it is due, this distraction is very harmful. I want a smooth, functioning government and leadership! Not, a quibbling, divisive, critical one.
If the author is so willing to freely lie about Melania then I don´t see why I should take any of this book seriously.
It seems to me like the critics of President Trump would like to see a breakdown in support of President Trump and they see the statement of President Trump as possibly leading to unhappiness of his base.
They shouldn´t get so upset.
If President Trump was really going to be harsh, he could have said that "Bannon has lost his marble mind".
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