Says there will be all kinds of fights
The removal of Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is the fifth major exit from the top team. American media is debating about a January 28 Oval office group photo figuring six persons including President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence. The other four have been let go (or left) the white house within seven month. However Bannon is ninth among those important people who are either removed or have left Trump administration.
The four persons figuring in the group photo were National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, Press Secretary Sean Spicer, chief of staff Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon. They have all gone. Only President and Vice President remain in the White House.
Moreover James Comey, FBI director, Sally Yates, Acting Attorney General, Preet Bharara, Ney York Federal Prosecutor and Communications director Anthony Scaramucci have also been left or removed of their positions.
Steve Bannon, the latest casualty, now says, “The Trump presidency that we fought, and won, is over.” He further 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.”
The 63-year old Bannon has been accused of voicing anti-Semitic and white supremacist views. US are currently in the middle of rising white supremacy movement along with counter protests. According to estimates, there are 65 percent whites and 35 percent color communities in the country.
Steve Bannon has vowed to go to war against the President’s opponents. He has reportedly said, “In many ways I think I can be more effective fighting from outside for the agenda President Trump ran on. And anyone who stands in our way, we will go to war with.”
Meanwhile Bannon has returned to his earlier position as head of the ultra conservative website Breitbart News. He has said that he would fight for the agenda that won Donald Trump the election.
President Trump was considered to be under pressure to sack Bannon following the violence at a far right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, when a car had attacked the counter protesters killing a woman.
However President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended Bannon calling him “not a racist.” However he said that Bannon had received an “unfair press.” He hinted about the pressure saying, “we’ll see what happens” about him.