According to former presidential adviser Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump really wants his border wall with Mexico, and he will do anything to get it, including shutting down the U.S. government. Bannon’s remarks were made during a lengthy interview on CNN.
Last night, Robert Costa, from the Washington Post reports that Steve Bannon is “pitching a plan to West Wing aides and congressional allies” in an apparent attempt to “cripple the federal investigation, into the matter of Russian interference.”
Everybody knows that Steve Bannon helped Donald Trump win the presidency, but very few people know how he did it. But now thanks to whistleblower Christopher Wylie, information has come out that shows how Bannon and others supporting the Trump campaign obtained data from over 50 million Facebook users without their express permission.
Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, declined to answer many questions during his second closed-door meeting with the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday, frustrating members of the panel, Republican and Democratic committee leaders said.
This despite the fact that the president, his lawyers, and White House officials have bragged about their transparency and cooperation when it comes to the Russia probe.
During his testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee, Steve Bannon made a giant mistake by admitting that White House senior officials discussed Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russians in Trump Tower.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow pointed out that the reasons being given for an FBI subpoena for Steve Bannon are bizarre.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) explained on CNN that Steve Bannon is not a member of the cabinet and is no longer in the White House so his claims of executive privilege on questions about Russia are worthless.
Steve Bannon got subpoenaed by House Republicans after he refused to answer questions about the Trump transition and White House in front of the Intelligence Committee.
Fox News reported:
In the now hours-long, ongoing interview conducted by investigators for the House Intelligence Committee, Bannon’s attorney told lawmakers that the White House directed his client not to answer questions about his time in the White House or during the transition.
"I believe high-level Trump associates, including potentially the president himself, are in increasing legal jeopardy. That's because insiders have turned on them."
Proof that zero truth is allowed in Trump's Republican Party came when Steve Bannon apologized to Trump for telling the truth about the Russia scandal.
Following his brutal disavowal by President Donald Trump, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's dream of spearheading a new U.S. political movement appears in tatters while the Republican establishment he challenged is feeling more secure.
The man who in less than a year could be leading the House Russia investigation, Rep. Adam Schiff, just destroyed all of Trump's efforts to distance himself from the players in the Russia scandal.
Trump attacked Steve Bannon in a paragraphs long statement that read like the ramblings of a lunatic.
Former Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter said that it is over for Trump as his and family's money laundering game is up.
Trump, Bannon said, "understands where Roy Moore stands." He called the Alabama Senate race "a referendum on the Trump program."
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly pressuring President Trump to "defang" Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump Russia probe by defunding it instead of firing him, according to a Politico report.
While speaking at the Value Voters Summit, Steve Bannon admitted that Trump ended the CSR payments not to make healthcare better, but as part of a plan to make healthcare worse by blowing up the Obamacare exchanges.
"President Trump is not only going to finish this term, he's going to win with 400 electoral votes in 2020."
The newly launched White House inquiry into private email use is particularly stunning for this administration given how strongly Donald Trump and his team spoke out against the non-scandal surrounding Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.