Bette Midler, Questlove, Stephen Colbert & More React to Trump Firing Steve Bannon
by Alexandra Holterman
“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.
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 …
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.
.@realDonaldTrump Congrats on removing your first monument to racism! http://cnn.com/2017/08/18/politics/steve-bannon-white-house/ …
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.