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Trump facing a 'coup': former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon

Bannon was fired by Trump in August, 2017 after he fell out with the president's more mainstream advisers over his efforts to bend the Republican party to his own economic nationalist agenda

Crispian Balmer | Reuters  |  Rome 

US President Donald Trump is facing a “coup”, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told Reuters, pointing to an anonymous column in the New York Times detailing resistance within the Trump administration. “What you saw the other day was as serious as it can get. This is a direct attack on the institutions,” Bannon said during a flying visit to Italy. “This is a coup, okay”. The column was published on Wednesday and was written by an unnamed senior administration official, the New York Times said. The writer slammed ...

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First Published: Sun, September 09 2018. 20:02 IST
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