Steve Bannon nonetheless thinks President Trump is a “nice man,” regardless of getting a cease-and-desist order from the commander-in-chief’s authorized group.
“The President is a good man,” Bannon stated on Sirius XM radio’s “Breitbart Information Tonight” late Wednesday. “ I assist him day in and time out.”
Bannon’s infallible assist of Trump got here after a caller requested concerning the President’s assertion earlier within the day that his ex-pal had “misplaced his thoughts.”
There’s “nothing (that) will ever come between us and President Trump and his agenda” and “we’re tight on this agenda as we have ever been.”
The remarks capped off a heated day during which Trump appeared to sever all ties with a person who was his closest wires.
The rift started after excerpts from “Fireplace and Fury: Contained in the White Home” detailed Bannon lambasting Donald Trump Jr. for his controversial June 2016 assembly with a Russian lawyer.
Bannon thought the Trump Tower assembly, additionally attended by Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chair Paul Manafort, was “treasonous” and “unpatriotic,” he informed writer Michael Wolff.
The 64-year-old former Goldman Sachs banker was nudged out of his position as White Home chief strategist in August, returning to his prime perch at Breitbart Information.
Trump issued a full-throated assertion denouncing Bannon, who led the ex-businessman’s marketing campaign throughout its ultimate months.
“Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my presidency,” Trump stated. “When he was fired, he not solely misplaced his job, he misplaced his thoughts.”
After the lower than flattering portrayal of life within the White Home got here out, a Trump lawyer hit Bannon with a cease-and-desist letter.
The lawyer informed the unkempt right-wing strategist that he broke the situations of a non-disparagement accord with the Trump Group.
Trump Jr. additionally took one other swipe at Bannon’s tenure within the administration.
“Steve had the consideration of working within the White Home & serving the nation. Sadly, he squandered that privilege & turned that chance right into a nightmare of backstabbing, harassing, leaking, mendacity & undermining the President. Steve shouldn’t be a strategist, he’s an opportunist,” he tweeted.
Bannon, throughout his radio tackle Wednesday night time, didn’t tackle the cease-and-desist letter.
Nor did he deny any of the feedback within the e-book.