Ari Fleischer: ‘Blistering’ Trump statement is a ‘2×4 to the head’ of Bannon

[VIDEO] Ari Fleischer appeared on FOX news and his comment on the President’s swipe at Steve Bannon was perfectly to the point. Mr. Bannon has come out with his own tell-all version of the Trump White House. He accuses the Trump team of a treasonous meeting with a Russian Lawyer. Where the heck did that come from? President Trump wasted no time in responding and what he said was brutal.


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Ari Fleischer said that President Trump took a “2×4 to the head of Steve Bannon” with his fiery response to criticism from his former chief strategist.

Bannon, quoted in a new book chronicling the Trump White House, called out the Trump team for a “treasonous” meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.

Trump responded in a statement Wednesday, saying Bannon “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. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled in the Republican party.

Now that he is on his own, Steve is learning that winning isn’t as easy as I make it look. Steve had very little to do with our historic victory, which was delivered by the forgotten men and women of this country. Yet Steve had everything to do with the loss of a Senate seat in Alabama held for more than thirty years by Republicans. Steve doesn’t represent my base—he’s only in it for himself.

Steve pretends to be at war with the media, which he calls the opposition party, yet he spent his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he was. It is the only thing he does well. Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and ………

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