Sarah Sanders blasts Bannon for ‘going after president’s son in absolutely outrageous and unprecedented way’

[sharenow]

As expected, when asked about the feud that broke out this week between President Trump and his former aide Steve Bannon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pulled no punches, calling Bannon’s words “outrageous and unprecedented.”

“I think there are a number of factors that played in,” Sanders said of the falling out. “I would certainly think that going after the president’s son in an absolutely outrageous and unprecedented way is probably not the best way to curry favor with anybody.”

The split between Trump and his former aide was prompted by Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” which features several stinging barbs from Bannon. The Breitbart News CEO characterized a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a group of Russians as “treasonous,” and said Ivanka Trump is “dumb as a brick.”

“They’re going to crack Don. Jr. like an egg on national TV,” Bannon told Wolff.

The president responded by releasing a statement insisting that Bannon “has nothing to do with me or my Presidency,” adding that when Bannon was fired, “he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.”

The president’s attorney sent a cease and desist letter to Bannon on Wednesday.

Watch what happens when a reporter accuses Nikki Haley of treating Iranian people different than Palestinian people

Sanders supported the claim that Bannon was not currently involved in anyway with the White House, saying the last time Trump spoke with Bannon was “at the first part of December,” CNS News reported.

As for whether Trump felt betrayed by Bannon or regretted hiring him, Sanders was a little more coy.

“I think the president’s statement is extremely clear what his position on Mr. Bannon is,” she said. “It was pretty lengthy and pretty detailed, and there’s not really much to clarify or to add.”

DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW

Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.
[sharenow]
Tom Tillison

Comment

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles