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Bette Midler, Questlove, Stephen Colbert & More React to Trump Firing Steve Bannon

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Bette Midler, Questlove, Stephen Colbert & More React to Trump Firing Steve Bannon
8/18/2017
by Alexandra Holterman

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“Congrats on removing your first monument to racism!”

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was forced out of President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday (Aug. 18), and musicians and celebrities were quick to weigh in about it on Twitter.

Most expressed glee at Bannon’s exit, while others poked fun at the strategist’s role during his brief White House tenure, referring to him as the President due to his perceived influence on Trump’s policies.

Below are some of the reactions from the likes of Lady GagaBette MidlerStephen Colbert, Questlove of The Roots and more:

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This weeks White House musical of choice is “Bye Bye Bannon.” https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/us/politics/steve-bannon-trump-white-house.html?referer=https://t.co/XuOvPjZN37?amp=1 

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Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

Stephen K. Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.

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.@realDonaldTrump Congrats on removing your first monument to racism! http://cnn.com/2017/08/18/politics/steve-bannon-white-house/ 

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Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, multiple White House officials told CNN on Friday.

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Trump has insisted Bannon resign. “Ding dong the witch etc!” This shows that our collective outrage works, even on the most tone deaf ears.

It is a delicious irony that the white supremacist rally has led to the ouster of the most visible white supremacist from the White House.

16 members resigned 2day? @realDonaldTrump It’s Reverse Apprentice! No one wants the job & we get to see how long it takes everyone to quit!

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