Bannon Breaks Silence: Slams “Far-Right Clowns”, Vows “Economic War With China”

After weeks of speculation about his future, Trump White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has broken free of his self-imposed exile, unloading a torrent of Scaramucci-esque comments to none other than Robert Kuttner – the editor of The American Prospect, a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were ‘Resisting Trump’ and ‘Containing Trump.”
Kuttner sets the surprising scene…
Trump’s embattled strategist phones me, unbidden, to opine on China, Korea, and his enemies in the administration… Needless to say, I was a little stunned to get an email from Bannon’s assistant midday Tuesday, just as all hell was breaking loose once again about Charlottesville, saying that Bannon wished to meet with me.
But unload Bannon did:
He began with China…

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Aug 16, 2017.