It seems the growing White House tensions has lead to Steve Bannon’s firing.
Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, had concluded a review of the West Wing staff and was expected to fire the top presidential adviser, Drudge reported.
“Bannon had one hell of a run,” Matt Drudge tweeted.
According to the NYPost: Bannon had been on the outs with Trump before, but the president now suspects he was one of the main leakers in the administration, trashing his colleagues in the press.
The notoriously thin-skinned president also resented the publicity Bannon had been getting as the supposed mastermind of Trump’s campaign and upset victory.
One White House source said to Axios, “His departure may seem turbulent in the media, but inside it will be very smooth. He has no projects or responsibilities to hand off.”
Bannon in recent days gave interviews to publications including the New York Times where he defended Trump’s controversial comments in the wake of the racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.
A senior White House official told Axios that it seemed like Bannon was setting himself up to be a martyr — the white nationalist hero canned by the “globalists.”
A source close to Bannon added: “This week is a good window into what Bannon outside the [White House] would look like: A strong defense of POTUS and ‘fire and fury’ for enemies of The Trump agenda. Get ready for Bannon the barbarian.”
Earlier this week we reported Bannon was being targeted by Congressional minority groups to be fired for ‘white supremacy’:
According to leaders of four minority House caucus groups President Trump has white supremacists on staff and they want them fired.
In a letter written to the president, heads of the black, Hispanic, Asian and progressive caucuses are demanding for the termination of White House staff aides Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka.
After the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist rally, these groups believe the presence of these three administration officials is emboldening a resurgence of white supremacy in America.
“Americans deserve to know that white nationalists, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis are not in a position to influence U.S. policy,” says the letter dated Monday. “In this time of tumult in our country, Americans deserve a leader that will bring us all together and denounce those who seek to tear us apart.”
AKA… they are using the bullsh*t that happened this past weekend to get rid of people they don’t like in the Trump administration.
The biggest threat that they have against Trump and his staff is racism and bigotry. They aren’t letting this weekend’s past tragedy go to waste at all. Guess what though, the alt-right has NOTHING to do with being a conservative.
Earlier this week we reported on 7 things that need to be known about the alt-right and white supremacist’s terror attack.