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Steve Bannon still expected to speak at Economist festival

Steve Bannon’s invitation to speak at a festival hosted by the Economist is still on.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018

Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Muslim face veils and praised a …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

Bannon on Hill for closed-door interview in Russia probe

Under threat of subpoena, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview. Bannon’s talking to the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating allegations of …


He said-he said: 10 times that Trump has contradicted Trump

Donald Trump once promised to be “very restrained” on Twitter – “if I use it at all.” He thought campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was an “excellent guy” – …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

WH claiming sweeping ‘executive privilege’ in Russia probes

President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former …


Bannon hires lawyer as he prepares for Russia-related congressional testimony

Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon has hired prominent Washington attorney William Burck to represent him as he prepares to testify to the House Intelligence Committee about his role in …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

Bannon tries to make amends as aides defend Trump’s fitness

Steve Bannon is trying to make amends. Faced with a growing backlash, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist released a statement Sunday reaffirming his support for the commander in chief …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

New book leaves Trump ‘furious,’ ‘disgusted’ with Bannon

President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

Trump blasts Bannon over book, says ex-aide ‘lost his mind’

President Donald Trump is blasting his former chief strategist ahead of the release of a new, unflattering book.


Bannon has House Republicans looking over shoulders for 2018

Steve Bannon is telling people he’s not coming after mainstream Republicans in the House the way he’s targeting senators with anti-establishment disrupters in primaries. Many in the House are looking …


Bannon insurgency stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy test

As Bannon drafts his team of challengers to the old guard, the new guard is increasingly aligned not by ideology, but by its history of support for the president. Republicans …


Analysis: Former White House aide Bannon vs. retired Army Gen. Petraeus on how to defeat Islamic extremism

It’s not just Republican senators any more. From his perch outside the White House, Stephen Bannon is now picking fights with the foreign policy establishment.


McConnell: Bannon, others gunning to knock off GOP incumbents are ‘specialists at nominating people who lose’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Sunday sharply criticized former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and others trying to knock off Republican incumbents as “specialists at nominating …


Bannon faults George W. Bush for ‘destructive’ presidency

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a “destructive” presidency during his time in the White …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017

Bannon brings message of Republican revolt to California

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But in California on Friday, he’s in a state that Trump …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon doubled down on his criticism of the GOP establishment at a Tuesday night fundraiser for a challenger to Arizona’s incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017

Trump says ‘we’ll see’ what happens to his top strategist

President Donald Trump won’t say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House.


How Bannon’s multimedia machine drove a movement and paid him millions

Stephen Bannon has constructed intricate multimedia machine comprising nonprofit organizations and private companies, and has leveraged his to advance his conservative, populist agenda and bring in millions of dollars.


Trump orders ISIS plan, talks with Putin and gives Bannon national security role

President Donald Trump on Saturday ordered the Pentagon to devise a strategy to defeat the Islamic State group, restructured the National Security Council to include his controversial top political adviser …