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Steve Bannon: Trump is likely to ‘war’ with Müller
Trump’s former chief strategist addresses of the Russia-investigation during the speech.
Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, the exit from a unceremonious from the Trump administration last year, said his old boss to bring fire and fury, before long, to special counsel Robert Müller.
“I think President Trump is to go to war,” Bannon said about the criminal probe into whether Trump’s Republican presidential campaign in cooperation with Russia, while he was in a “Financial Times” Future of News panel in New York on Thursday. “He wants a war.”
Bannon took the Thursday morning of the resignation of John Dowd as a Trump, the lead outside counsel in the Russia-probe — in the midst of an internal dispute with other lawyers on the legal team about the question of whether the President is true, to an interview with Müller — proves his point.
Despite their bad blood, he had considerate words for Trump. “He is not a dictator, he is a populist. How can it take a dictator nine months to decide on Afghanistan?” Bannon said.
He said Trump is America’s greatest orator since William Jennings Bryan, who was known as “The Great Commoner”, because you will be able to — or down to his audience.
BANNERT, who is the White house in August 2017, said Trump populist language that was relatable during the campaign, it is simple, plain and direct, and he won the election.
“Here is what is in it for Trump: economic nationalism,” said Bannon.
Bannon, the vice president of Cambridge Analytica, the tried from June 2014 to August 2016, when he at the trump campaign, a line between the campaign and the firm. Bannon said he had no knowledge of the data mining operation, and instead put the blame on Facebook, namely the social network cared more about profits than privacy.
“Take your things for you free of charge. You sell and money to earn huge margins. That is why the companies act, for such high ratings,” said Bannon. “Then you write algorithms, and controls your life.”
He also stood by his comments in Michael Wolff, “Fire and Fury” — a tell-all about the Trump administration. Trump booted him from The White house last year over derogatory remarks he about the family of the President.
Bannon said his Wolff interviews were empowered by the Hope of both the White house and the outgoing communications director, Hicks.
“I have not seen anyone refute anything that was said in the book,” said Bannon.
Fox News’ Marta Dhanis and The Associated Press contributed to this report.