Published On: Sat, Aug 19th, 2017

Steve Bannon: “the Trump Presidency That We Fought for, and Won, Is Over”

Steve Bannon was interview Friday, by The Weekly Standard, after it was announced that he was fired as White House strategist.

 

In an interview Friday Steve Bannon told The Weekly Standard that “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over.”

Bannon said: “We still have a huge movement, and we will make something of this Trump presidency. But that presidency is over. It’ll be something else. And there’ll be all kinds of fights, and there’ll be good days and bad days, but that presidency is over.”

Banon spoke hours after it was announced that Trump’s chief strategist fired. In the interview, Bannon said that he expects President Trump’s advisers move him in a more conventional direction.

“His natural tendency — and I think you saw it this week on Charlottesville — his actual default position is the position of his base, the position that got him elected.”

 Bannon, who has reportedly already rejoined Breitbart News as executive chairman, claimed that his departure was voluntary and he’d planned it to coincide with the one-year we planet to spend in the White House. Bannon may have left voluntary, but it was clear from the time that Chief of Staff John Kelly take over his role that Bannon’s remaining time in the West Wing was going to be short.
“I am definitely going to crush the opposition. There’s no doubt,” he added.
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