Former Clinton aide share contact information of the bookstore, Steve Bannon, accosted in

10. March 2018: the Former White House strategist Steve Bannon addresses members of the National Front party at the party Congress in the Northern French city of Lille.


Former long-time Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines on Saturday, the contact information of Virginia sent a bookstore, whose owner called the police, a customer who harassed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

The owner of Black Swan books in Richmond, Nick Cooke, 911 alerted after a woman confronted Bannon and supposed to be a “piece of garbage called him.”

The Shop owner said the woman began to spoke, the former White House strategist out of nowhere and stopped only after he called the police. No officers came to the scene when the call was interrupted shortly.

Philippe Reines posted the contact details of the bookstore, in the Steve Bannon was confronted.


“Steve Bannon was simply standing, watching books, minding his own business. I asked to leave, and she wouldn’t. And I said, ‘I don’t’, and I’m going to call the police when they went to call the police and she left. And that is the end of the story,” Cooke of the Richmond Dispatch said.

Some criticized Cooke for not letting the people Bannon, the former Clinton aide posting contact information for the book trade, the bullied, potentially, the promotion and disclosure of the business confront.

Social media users slammed Pure for the common use of the information, calling it “irresponsible” and “a step too far”.

“If there is a confrontation, in your business, call the police, so that it wrote either, not confrontation, escalation, or it is something with authority, to ensure that it ends”, a Twitter user. “They are calling for a public beatdown from this place, by all is your info a disgrace.”

Former Hillary Clinton Spokesman Philippe Reines.


Pure defended his tweet, the seven thousand interactions, and insisted he is not “the promotion of any behavior” by sharing the information.

“I’m to be contacted, the provision of a public service by providing the contact details of the bookstore posted on their site – probably with the hope. I presented facts, without promotion of any behavior,” he tweeted. “I would like to point out that it is possible that this woman held to burn a book.”

The confrontation with Bannon coming weeks, a number of Trump administration officials were snubbed in the public, including White house spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was refused service at a Lexington restaurant and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was harassed by socialist protesters in a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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