White House Rebuffs Breitbart Chairman Steve Bannon's Apology

If you think Donald Trump's administration has been chaotic so far, wait until his advisers leave

Wolff reported that Bannon, formerly President Donald Trump's campaign CEO and White House chief strategist, called Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 "treasonous" and "unpatriotic". In a statement, Bannon said that he is "proud of what the Breitbart team has accomplished in so short a period of time in building out a world-class news platform". "And those statements still stand", he said.

Later Tuesday, Bannon tweeted that Breitbart "has come along way and has really just begun its mission".

The author of a tell-all book on the Trump administration on Tuesday said the United States president knows which people around him are Jewish in a "creepy" way. "I am confident in everything that is in this book", he said.

Excerpts from the book started surfacing last week and Trump and White House staffers spent most of last week denying most of Wolff's descriptions of an Oval Office in tumoil and a president coming unhinged. "To reiterate, those comments were not aimed at Don Jr".

In addition, as if to rub salt in Trump's wounds, Bannon makes caustic remarks in the book about the president's ability to follow complex subjects.

Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president's defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump's fitness for office. Trump has called the book "untruthful" and Wolff a "total loser", while some reporters have called out apparent factual inaccuracies.

The president struck back against Bannon and Wolff himself.

Bannon and Breitbart will work together on a smooth and orderly transition, the news site added.

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