Can Steve Bannon Wage War On The Institutional Republican Party?

Steve Bannon wants to go to war with the Republican Party.

But is he really as influential as he says he is?

Now that he's back at his old post at Breitbart, Steve Bannon says he's ready to declare war on the leadership of the Republican Party.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, however, doesn't seem to think much of the former White House chief strategist's influence in Washington.

Even though Bannon himself says he still talks to Donald Trump every two or three days, Sanders says their relationship is far more limited:

MS. SANDERS: "I don't think they speak, certainly not that frequently. I'm aware of like two conversations that they've had, and nothing beyond that."

Q "So it's not two to three days -- every two to three days, as far as you know?"

MS. SANDERS: "Not that I'm aware of. Again, I'm only aware of two conversations that have taken place."

So is Bannon using his former association with Trump to inflate his actual power?

Or is he really capable of waging war on the institutional Republican Party?

Comments

stephensolomita's picture
stephensolomita 5 years 11 weeks ago
#1

Steve Bannon is a proven liar, Donald Trump is a proven liar, and Sarah wouldn't know the truth if it slapped her upside the head. There's no getting to the bottom of this septic tank.

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Jackie Norton 5 years 11 weeks ago
#2

I think Bannon is a self-serving braggart and not NEARLY as influential as he'd like us to think he is.

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johnrquinn 5 years 11 weeks ago
#3

Waging war doesn't mean you'll win.

Riverplunge's picture
Riverplunge 5 years 11 weeks ago
#4

Good one John.. (In war NOBODY EVER wins!)

I think the GOP needs to get back their lost heart and souls, and help people, instead of robbing and lying to them.

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Riverplunge 5 years 11 weeks ago
#5

Might as well be a Commercial:

Tired of living a quiet life? Tired of eating so much food Tired of not seeing your friends die? Sick of your house and people liking you? Well we have the answer for your problems. Just ask for war. Get rid of that pesky peace and prosperity!

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randolphgarriso... 5 years 11 weeks ago
#6

do not underestimate him. He has survived for a long time, and knows how to bob and weave. Any assistance in destroying the republican party is greatly appreciated.

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2950-10K 5 years 11 weeks ago
#7

I can't wait to see the look on the ex-Goldman Sach of shts face after one year into the next great depression and no way out. He won't be able to blame Carter or Bush this time.

Guys like Bannon and Alex Jones are marginal as all hell.... don't people know who we think we are??? LMAO ...they get attention exactly the same way the Sex Pistols did.

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HotCoffee 5 years 11 weeks ago
#8

"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague." -Cicero

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2950-10K 5 years 11 weeks ago
#9

Waging war to win isn't the Fascist goal...waging endless war is!

twelter001's picture
twelter001 5 years 11 weeks ago
#10

i never believed that S. Huckabee has ever liked Steve Bannon. To her, he is a communist from Hollywood. i sure there were some pretty compelling reasons for him to be fired anyway. and besides, lets pray that he is successful. the Democrats are in the shit too! lets party!

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Hephaestus 5 years 11 weeks ago
#11

#9 - So this quote is true as ever was...

"If my sons did not want war there would be none"

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ikeberltersen 5 years 11 weeks ago
#12

Sarah: "I'm aware of like two conversations they've had. . . " So that would be like two more than you have had with your dear leader? Garbage in, garbage out. In this administration, there's hardly even the pretense of substance anymore. Seems like everything that comes out of Trump and his crew of apologists is just explaining away their incompetence with a fog of bullshit.

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