Bannon to Exit Breitbart News Network After Break with Trump
Breitbart News Network announced that the former White House chief strategist is stepping down as chairman of the conservative news site.
- Published 9 January 2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week after Bannon’s explosive criticisms of Trump and his family were published in a new book. A report on the Breitbart website quotes Bannon saying, “I’m proud of what…