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Trump ordering his aides to remove embattled Steve Bannon: report

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Steve Bannon, the lightning rod former chief of Breitbart News who helped steer President Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign last year, is set to be ousted from his job as chief political strategist.

The New York Times is reporting that Trump made the decision to oust Bannon on Friday — but he’s still debating when and how to give the former Breitbart boss the boot.

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“The president and senior White House officials were debating when and how to dismiss Mr. Bannon,” the Times reports. “The two administration officials cautioned that Mr. Trump is known to be averse to confrontation within his inner circle, and could decide to keep on Mr. Bannon for some time.”

Meanwhile, Bannon himself has told reporter Sara Carter that he issued his resignation to the White House “two weeks ago.”

Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender also confirmed that Bannon is no longer working at the White House.

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Bannon has had a rocky tenure as top strategist, as he has frequently clashed with Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and has in the past week done several on-the-record interviews in which he took shots at members of the administration and undermined its foreign policy strategy by declaring there is no military solution to the North Korea crisis.

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DC’s football team blasted for tweet against racism: ‘They’re called the Washington PR Stunts now’

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In a startling moment of tone-deaf responses, the Washington Redskins took part in the #BlackOutTuesday posts, where many showed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protesters marching to stop police brutality of people of color. Given the racist history of Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the protests over the team's name, some are calling it another example of failed PR stunts.

https://twitter.com/Redskins/status/1267918269798850563

"Teams with racial slurs for names should really sit out racism protests," explained user Dennis Perkins.

Teams with racial slurs for names should really sit out racism protests.

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‘Egregious violation of his oath’: Former inspector general calls on Congress to impeach Bill Barr for attacking peaceful protesters

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On Tuesday, former Justice Department Inspector General Michael Bromwich urged the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings into Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of an "egregious violation of his oath."

Bromwich's remark came in response to reports that Barr personally ordered authorities to forcibly clear peaceful protesters out of the area around the White House, using gas and rubber bullets, before President Donald Trump walked to the nearby church.

The House should immediately initiate proceedings in re The Impeachment of Attorney General William Barr. This is simply the most recent egregious violation of his oath to protect and defend the Constitution. https://t.co/cwsgoupSLp

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‘The worst is yet to come’: Leading conservative issues blistering argument for defeating Trump and his GOP enablers

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George F. Will, who turned 79 on May 4, is among the most prominent conservative journalists in the United States — although he has been a vehement critic of Donald Trump’s presidency and even left the Republican Party because of it. And Will’s most recent Washington Post column is especially scathing: the Never Trumper stresses that voting the “crybaby in chief” out of office in November is crucial in order to reverse the country’s “downward spiral.”

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