So just what does the release of Steve Bannon from his White House duties mean in the long run? Usually, when you are let go from your position, you are expected to fade into the background of politics. That does not seem to be the effect for Mr. Bannon. He seems liberated to carry out a new mission on behalf of President Donald Trump. Steve relates it as swapping influence for power. In this report, you will see that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has become one of Obannon’s primary targets. I cannot wait to see how this works.
As Written By Anna Giairtelli for the Washington Examiner:
President Trump’s recently removed chief strategist Steve Bannon has vowed to paint a target on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, according to a report Friday evening.
“Mitch McConnell, I’m going to light him up,” Bannon told the Economist.
While Trump has been unsuccessfully trying to motivate the senator from Kentucky to take action on his policy agenda, the chairman of Breitbart News is taking a different approach to getting McConnell to cooperate with the White House.
“In the White House I had influence … At Breitbart, I had power,” Bannon repeatedly told the Economist reporter.
Bannon left his West Wing job earlier this month and promised he would fight for his former boss.
“We will never turn on him. But we are never going to let him take a decision that hurts him,” Bannon said.
Bannon will focus his energy on McConnell, who has failed to make progress on Trump’s GOP healthcare, filibuster, and tax reform agendas. He spoke of other plans to take on China, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street — all of which are no longer acting in the interests of the American people, according to Bannon………
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