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Steve Bannon Apologizes For Controversial Comments About Donald Trump Jr

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Controversial Comments About Donald Trump Jr

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While the president's surrogates were busy on the airwaves providing him cover, the man at the center of the frenzy Washington finds itself in, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, issued an apology for his part in the controversy.

Bannon said in a statement released on Sunday that his comments were directed at Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, and not aimed at the president's son.

In the book, Bannon voiced astonishment over the meeting that Trump Jr, the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and Manafort attended at Trump Tower in NY with a Russian lawyer, who was said to be offering damaging information about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate.

He subsequently launched his latest attack on Michael Wolff's bombshell tell-all "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House". Bannon said his support for Trump and his agenda was "unwavering".

Miller, a senior policy adviser, said the book was a " grotesque work of fiction" and said it was "tragic and unfortunate" that Bannon made the comments in the book that he did. I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star.to President of the United States (on my first try).

Trump's tweets also come after reports surfaced that a dozen lawmakers from the House and Senate received a briefing from Yale psychiatrist Dr.

Tapper abruptly ended the interview, saying: "I think I've wasted enough of my viewers' time". Lee, confirming the December 5 and 6 meeting to CNN, said that the group was evenly mixed, with House and Senate lawmakers, and included at least one Republican - a senator, whom she would not name.

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"Jake Tapper of Fake News CNN just got destroyed in his interview with Stephen Miller of the Trump Administration".

Donald Trump has defended a series of tweets in which he described himself as a "very stable genius" - by saying he was a "very excellent student".

Wolff acknowledges in the book's introduction that certain parts of the book reflect "a version of events I believe to be true" but that are sometimes based on conflicting accounts. "Now I have to put up with a Fake Book, written by a totally discredited author", he tweeted.

Cotton said this tell-all book is similar to other claims the media made when describing other Republican presidents.

Chatter about Trump's mental fitness for office has intensified in recent months on cable news shows and among Democrats in Congress. That scathing response left Bannon alienated among the more conservative factions of Trump's Republican Party.

"He said he interviewed me for three hours in the White House. It's in his imagination", Trump said Saturday.

"Now that Russian collusion, after one year of intense study, has proven to be a total hoax on the American public, the Democrats and their lapdogs, the Fake News Mainstream Media, are taking out the old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence".

Wolff told NBC on Sunday that "I truly do not want to say the president is a liar", but that he had indeed spoken with Trump for about three hours during and since the campaign. At times when he was president, Reagan seemed forgetful and would lose his train of thought while talking.


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