“Bannon, President Donald Trump’s initial top aide and self-described architect of his improbable victory, has fallen faster than might have seemed possible – from “The Great Manipulator” on the cover of Time magazine to the owner of a new, derisive Trump nickname in less than a year.” MORE
“The White House on Wednesday was rocked by revelations about internal chaos — and questions about President Donald Trump’s competence — in an excerpt from a soon-to-be-released book chronicling the early months of his presidency.
Journalist Michael Wolff “conducted conversations and interviews over a period of 18 months with the president, most members of his senior staff, and many people to whom they in turn spoke,” according to the excerpt of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” published in New York Magazine.” MORE
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. MORE