Is the clock ticking on Breitbart chairman Steve Bannon?
Following the release of a number of excerpts from Michael Wolff’supcoming tell-all on the Trump White House that featured explosive comments from the ex-White House chief strategist, it is now being reported that there is a current discussion at Breitbart News over Bannon’s future.
CNN’s Oliver Darcy took to Twitter to add that a source confirmed to him that there’s been an effort to have Breitbart CEO Larry Solov fire Bannon.
Person familiar confirms to me that there has been a "hard push" to convince Breitbart CEO Larry Solov to fire Bannon. Bannon/Breitbart spox not commenting. https://t.co/Coe0ixiU4c
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) January 4, 2018
Earlier today, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sandersstated that the conservative website should consider getting rid of Bannon in the wake of his controversial remarks about Trump and his family going public. Meanwhile, Rebekah Mercer offered up a rare public rebuke of Bannon this afternoon, confirming that she was no longer backing him financially.
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