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bannon, trump, house

'#WAR': Breitbart set to take on Trump White House after Bannon ouster

Breitbart had been almost unfailingly supportive of President Trump. But following the White House's ouster of Steve Bannon, Breitbart appears to be getting ready for a fight with the Trump team.   

CNN.com - RSS Channel CNN.com - RSS Channel 8/18/2017 2:42pm

Who Is Steve Bannon? Trump Strategist Gone

In a White House defined by chaos, tumult and turnover, Steve Bannon became the latest person to depart President Donald Trump's team Friday afternoon. The post Who Is Steve Bannon? Trump Strategist Gone appeared first on The National Memo.

The National Memo The National Memo 8/18/2017 2:01pm

What will Bannon's departure mean for Trump?

A long, ugly slog of a week ended with some good news: Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist who has fanned President Donald Trump’s worst impulses, is gone. Bannon's departure is welcome news for the country because his brand of politics...

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icahn, regulatory, president

Billionaire Carl Icahn quits as Trump advisor

Icahn claims he is leaving with Trump’s blessing , but the timing is notable as organizations and business leaders cut ties with the Trump administration in droves this week following the president’s defense of white supremacists.

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attack, terror, barcelona

California man celebrating honeymoon killed in Barcelona terror attack, his father says

A California man was one of the 13 people killed in Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona, his father told a Bay Area television station. The father of Jared Tucker, a 42-year-old Lafayette resident, told KGO-TV that his son’s wife had tentatively identified his remains. Tucker and his wife, Heidi...

president, afghanistan, trump

Erik Prince's Plan to Privatize the War in Afghanistan

Rosie Gray, The AtlanticErik Prince thinks he can turn around the war in Afghanistan, and he’s got a PowerPoint deck to explain the whole thing. The Blackwater founder brought it with him to the Corner Bakery on North Capitol Street in Washington last Thursday, printed out and placed in a presentation binder. He’s been shopping it around D.C. And on Friday, when President Trump hudd...

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