FILE - In this January 23, 2017 file photo, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, right, and others, watch as President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
In an interview Tuesday with New York Post's Michael Goodwin, the president appeared to be distancing himself from Bannon, the man who played a key role in drumming up support for Trump in the final months of his presidential campaign.
"I am my own strategist".
According to reports, it was Kushner who encouraged Trump to remove Bannon from the National Security Council. Last week, Bannon and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, were reportedly told to iron out their differences.
Bannon is the populist fire-brand who led Trump's Presidential campaign to victory in its final months previous year.
"As we get further away from Inauguration Day, it is very obvious that no one cares what happens to the people who worked for the campaign or who have loyalty to the president".
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It has already tested nuclear weapons and South Korea's capital, Seoul, is in range of North Korean artillery. He said he thinks China will "want to be stepping up" in trying to deter North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
The "white nationalist" at Trump's staff. Granted he had no business holding an NSC or White House post to begin with.
It's true that Trump was already the GOP nominee when Bannon became his campaign CEO, but it wasn't "very late" in the campaign.
Trump is certainly an unorthodox and unpredictable politician, but these comments from basically any other politician would signify the beginning of the end for Bannon.
When U.S. intelligence saw evidence of a Soviet arms buildup there, President John F. Kennedy ordered a naval quarantine of the island to prevent offensive weapons deliveries and went on national television with a stern warning. Remember, a family meeting was partially responsible for Corey Lewandowski's firing as campaign manager in the primaries.
Priebus' message to Bannon and Kushner was to "stop with the palace intrigue" and focus on the president's agenda, an official told Reuters.