Bannon to testify before House committee next week, source says


After resuming his position at Breitbart, Bannon set out to challenge Republican incumbents deemed insufficiently loyal to the Trump administration. The closed-door testimony will focus on Bannon's time at the Trump campaign.

The embattled former adviser to Donald Trump is understood to have instructed the firm's co-managing partner in Washington DC Michael Burck, who has been drafted in to defend Bannon, a former editor of Breitbart News, against accusations of defamation in Wolff's controversial book, Fire and Fury.

Donald Trump's former White House strategist Steve Bannon has stepped down from Breitbart News, the conservative news outlet announced on Tuesday, still roiled in controversy over incendiary remarks about the president quoted in a new book.

"The three senior guys in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside Trump Tower in the conference room on the 25th floor - with no lawyers".

CIA Director Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) gives President Donald Trump his regular intelligence briefings, and says Trump is fully engaged, understands complex issues and asks hard questions.

According to the story, Ms. Trump might have bumped into the participants as they left the meeting - which special counsel Robert Mueller has been investigating.

But since Trump's surprising election victory Bannon's star was already beginning to shine too brightly for a president who craves the limelight. Thirty-five percent said they did not know or had no opinion. Dianne Feinstein of being "underhanded and a disgrace" for disclosing details of a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russian Federation during the presidential campaign. The Daily Beast first reported on Thursday that he had agreed to the interview. Chuck Grassley. She is the top Democrat on the panel.

Although Bannon was sacked from his White House position by Trump in August, he had been a close Trump associate since he joined the Trump campaign and helped the political novice defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.