For Trump’s two main White House policy advisors (aside from Goldman Sachs, of course) chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen Bannon, the confusion over the “orb” event may have been too great.
That, or perhaps there was another fallout between Trump and his two key advisors.
Whatever the reason, according to CNN, both Priebus and Bannon returned to Washington after just the first leg of Trump’s global tour, when the President concluded his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
“He was planning to come for the first stop and then head back for the budget roll out,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said about the return. To avoid the perception of another breakdown in relations between Trump and the two men, White House officials told CNN that Bannon’s departure was also planned. A Trump adviser said Priebus wanted time to get ready for Trump’s return to the U. S.
This post was published at Zero Hedge on May 22, 2017.