Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon ousted as headliner for New Yorker Festival

Amid backlash since announcing last week that Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, would headline the 2018 New Yorker Festival, the controversial firebrand has been ousted from the event. Critics of Bannon’s inclusion included staffers at the magazine and Judd...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:46am

The Foreman Forecast: Bannon lawyers up

As cops in cop shows like to say, Steve Bannon has "lawyered up." The once-upon-a-time chief strategist for Donald Trump's improbable launch to the presidency has hired a big-league legal eagle to hold his hand as he faces questions from Congress about the Russia probe. Of course,...

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 5:00am

UPDATE: Henry Holt refuses to cease publishing of "Fire and Fury"

Updated Jan. 9, 2018: "Fire and Fury" is flying off the shelves even faster than publisher Henry Holt & Co anticipated. CNN reports that the publisher is facing backorders from booksellers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. And yesterday, lawyers representing Henry Holt & Co...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:34am

Steve Bannon is on a juice cleanse to prepare for upcoming 'battles'

The Virginia elections weren't the only unprecedented event that shocked the political world this week: Steve Bannon is reportedly on a diet. The Breitbart chairman and former Trump presidential adviser, who is not exactly known for his healthful glow, has embarked on a juice cleanse to shape...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:31pm

Did '60 Minutes' edit footage to make Steve Bannon uglier than he really is?

Los Angeles-based photographer Peter Duke wants you to know Steve Bannon isn’t the “bleary-eyed drunk” that “60 minutes” would have you believe. In his first televised interview since leaving the Trump administration last month, Bannon dropped a few bombs, including...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:03pm

Bannon says Trump firing Comey 'biggest mistake in modern political history'

In his first televised interview since being booted from the White House last month, ex-chief strategist Steve Bannon described President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey as one of the worst mistakes in “modern political history.” In the 60 Minutes...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 3:13pm

Steve Bannon told Trump American people 'don't care' about the 'Access Hollywood' tape

Toward the end of the 2016 presidential campaign when the "Access Hollywood" tape surfaced on Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women's genitals, Trump adviser Steve Bannon urged the then-candidate to double down, because Americans "don't care," he said. Bannon, who...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:28pm

White House staffer responsible for finding positive Trump news resigns

President Donald Trump’s administration is hemorrhaging people. This week, the White House staffer in charge of circulating positive news about the president resigned. Which, c’mon, there has been so much good coming out of POTUS’ golf resorts, er, the White House, these last few...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 3:47pm

Breitbart editor accidentally reveals plan to get Ivanka ‘out by end of year’

It only took one day after Steve Bannon left the White House for Breitbart to start Mean Girl-ing Ivanka Trump on Breitbart News. Soon after, the site's editor got catfished into revealing he planned to get her fired. Steve Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump departed the...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:37pm

Trump’s America: Total eclipse of Donald’s decency

Aid and comfort to white supremacists. Confederate War statues treated like an oppressed minority group. Steve Bannon, out as Donald Trump’s senior advisor and back in his bunker at Breitbart.com, chortling to his locked-and-loaded comrades on the right: “I’ve got my hands back on...

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 5:11pm

Trump fires White House chief strategist Steve Bannon

President Donald Trump fired chief strategist Stevie Bannon on Friday, the White House announced, ending the turbulent tenure of a rabble-rousing conservative media entrepreneur and political activist who was a darling of Trump's base. "White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:37pm

President Trump scared to fire Steve Bannon: Report

President Trump is afraid of his senior adviser Steve Bannon and is scared to fire him, for fear of losing ground with his white-nationalist base, reports say. With the arrival of Gen. John Kelly as Trump's chief of staff, it was rumored that Bannon would be removed. Rupert Murdoch of Fox News...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:53pm

Will a solar eclipse end the Trump administration?

This month's rare eclipse of the sun, due on August 21, could bring down the Trump administration — at least, according to a leading astrologer. The eclipse, the first of its kind in 40 years, is bad news for nearly every member of the Trump administration, says Stefanie Iris Weiss...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 3:54pm

Trump staff shake-up might not be over yet

President Donald Trump claims the White House is not in “chaos,” but his administration has been marred by staff shake-ups, or at least rumors of staff shake ups, almost since Day 1. The rumors came to ahead two weeks ago with the long-expected resignation of White House Press...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:38pm

Trump adviser Steve Bannon reportedly called Paul Ryan "a limp-d*ck motherf*cker"

President Trump's on-again, off-again, on-again adviser Steve Bannon has a somewhat nihilistic view of traditional D.C. figures, having expressed a desire to "blow up the administrative state." He had even more colorful words for House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), calling him “a...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:19pm

Chelsea Clinton says Steve Bannon ‘fat shamed’ Sean Spicer, and she’s pissed

Top Trump adviser Steve Bannon reportedly said the reason White House press briefings were happening off camera lately was because “Sean got fatter,” and Chelsea Clinton is pissed. As the White House has scaled back its longstanding tradition of daily on-camera briefings and replaced...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 7:42pm

Trump's America: White House Family Feud

Wild-Eyed Steve hates Swamp-Creature Reince. Swamp-Creature Reince hates Wild-Eyed Steve. And both of them positively loathe the Know-It-All Son-in-Law. Didn’t he used to be a Democrat…or maybe still is? Yes, it’s Family Feud time at the White House. I hope you weren’t...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:37pm

Steve Bannon might be off NSC but his influence is here to stay

President Donald Trump kicked top adviser Steve Bannon off the National Security Council Wednesday, but experts said it probably doesn’t signal much change in the president’s unconventional administration. “We need more information to know, but it's probable that the change...

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 1:04pm

Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

  President Donald Trump on Wednesday withdrew his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, from the National Security Council on Wednesday after it was decided he was no longer needed on the key foreign policy group, a senior White House official said. Bannon's removal from the...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 1:17pm