Trump Threatens Bannon With Ultimatum Over Kushner Rift: "Straighten It Out Or I Will"

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For weeks now the media rumor mill has speculated over the imminent demise of Trump Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon.  It all started when Bannon was removed from his post on the National Security Council earlier this month which prompted his now infamous response that he "loves a gunfight."

Unfortunately, at least according to a very frank Trump interview with the New York Post, Bannon may have overplayed his hand.  In a very terse but loaded statement, Trump downplayed Bannon's importance in crafting his 2016 campaign strategy and effectively offered him an ultimatum to clear up his issue with Jared Kushner or move on.

“I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late,” Trump said. “I had already beaten all the senators and all the governors, and I didn’t know Steve. I’m my own strategist and it wasn’t like I was going to change strategies because I was facing crooked Hillary.”


He ended by saying, “Steve is a good guy, but I told them to straighten it out or I will.”

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As Axios points out:

If Bannon goes, there's no one of similar status in the White House who has the status to push the nationalist agenda to Trump – and more centrist figures are already ascendant (Jivanka, Gary Cohn). Without Bannon's voice, this becomes a much more conventional White House. It would be an acute normalizing of the staff, although no one can normalize Trump.

As further evidence that team Bannon is 'on the outs' in the White House, apparently Bannon and his aides learned of Trump's interview when they read it in the New York Post.

Of course, ousting Bannon is not without consequence for Trump.  Bannon remains very popular at Breitbart and his ouster would likely be viewed as a move by Trump to the center which would almost certainly alienate his nationalist base in the Midwest.

So what say you?  More sensationalized media headlines or is Bannon about to get the ole "You're Fired" from Trump?

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Belrev's picture

Meanwhile Russians prank Congressman Adam Schiff over the phone

Nemontel's picture

Jared Kushner is the problem here, not Bannon. We've got a neocon rat in the White House again.

WernerHeisenberg's picture

Trump is the problem, Michael Collins Piper had it nailed in 2004

robertsgt40's picture

Trump has systematically been isolated.  The slo-mo coup is almost complete. 

tmosley's picture

It's a truly pathetic state of affairs when foreign interventionists are considered "centrists".

manofthenorth's picture

Need to straighten out Kushner like they did Quadaffi...

with a bayonet enema.

BaBaBouy's picture

Only 3 Months In AND... Thrump Is Major Disappointment Bordering On Disastrous...

Dame Ednas Possum's picture

Old Skool.

Meet the little prick in the car park for a man to man 'chat'. 

Donald Trump's picture
Donald Trump (not verified) Dame Ednas Possum Apr 12, 2017 2:53 PM

Problem is that Jew-in-law can't be fired. He's fucking part of the clan. 

But can be snuffed. Any volunteers?

I'll look away and blame Kim Jong-un.

Psychological Warfare and Propaganda Out of Control


- I am Donald Trump and I approve this message - 

john doeberg's picture

Amount payable in Shekels please.

Let's see his net worth

Fill in the blanks ...............


ares_xtreme's picture

Of all the Right Wing news outlets ONLY Breitbart is on the up trend. 

So Bannon might have a mighty pen at his disposal, wonder why he didn't use it to sideline the jew before receiving the knife in the back.


JRobby's picture

The problem with family is that they are family

Kushner needs to go. Like last month. Get rid of him and the CFR / Neocons NOW !!!

fleur de lis's picture

Kushner should not be in the middle of the NSC.

He attended law shcool so where did he pratice law?

He knows about real estate so he should be listing all the nationwide infrastructure that needs repair, and crumbling residential buildings all over America.

Or he should be working on the Middle East peace process that we were told he could produce.

What is the current status of his ME project?

Kushner himself should have turned down the NSC spot knowing that he has zero experience in this critical area.

There is no reason for him to be there.

If Kushner has a big ego problem we will all pay the price for the bickering.  

earleflorida's picture

bannon should resign. period!!!  fuck King djt and prince`kush'!

let trump 'the coward' and kush the jew go down with the messpot they created.

you'll be done of it and all the carnage that follows, mr. bannon.


SoDamnMad's picture

Paging Lee Harvey Oswald.  Please pick up the white courtesy phone...

J S Bach's picture

"Trump Threatens Bannon With Ultimatum Over Kushner Rift: "Straighten It Out Or I Will"

Why isn't it worded thusly:

"Trump Threatens Kushner With Ultimatum Over Bannon Rift: ' Straighten It Out Or I Will"?

Oh yeah... (((Kushner))) is an untouchable chosenite... sorry about that.

Anne_of_Green_Gables's picture

Better about sodomizing him with a monster pork sausage?

the phantom's picture

Trump is a legend in his own mind... this public diss of Bannon is coming from an alternate reality.  The left will hate him no matter what he does, and now he's alienating a good number of "america first" conservatives that voted for him.  No repeal of ObamaCare and no tax reform until health care is solved.  What a mess.  All this equals a 1 term presidency.

FoggyWorld's picture

And no wall.  And no Lock Her Up.   And never disclosed that his progressive, neocon daughter and Son-in Law were going to run the joint.   A very different kind of New World Order.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

I pinpointed the Kushners as Trump's weak spot A LONG TIME AGO.

Of course at the time the only other alternative was crazy old witch Hillary, but there can be no apologies for Trump now.

I can't even pretend to be surprised, but of course it is still disappointing.

What Bannon has to do now is accuse Kushner of 'bullying'!  It will twist the SJWs into a knot they can never unravel!

aPocketofResistance's picture

Yea and remember he spoke about releasing 9/11 files? I member.

The Wizard's picture

Yes, and his mind is not with the principles of this country. His ego is shining through.

Crash Overide's picture

“I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late,” Trump said. “I had already beaten all the senators and all the governors, and I didn’t know Steve. I’m my own strategist and it wasn’t like I was going to change strategies because I was facing crooked Hillary."


SO when are you going to "Lock her up"?

Is-Be's picture

Trump has succeeded in Uniting  the USA.

BrownCoat's picture

Good: No more catch and release. Speedy deportations.

Good: No Trans-Pacific Partnership crony trade deals.

Good: The coal industry can provide cheap, reliable energy. (It may take another decade before "green" technologies become competitive and reliable.)

Bad: The big-govt communist wing of the Republican Party would not repeal Obamacare. Obamacare will now have a slow death. Which means working America will still have to carry the Obamacare cost for another year or two. 

On tap: Reform the socialist indoctrination apparatus known as Public schools.

On tap: Eliminate government funding for the political Left via National Endowment for the Arts, Planned Parenthood, La Raza, etc.

I've still got more HOPE FOR CHANGE than I had the past 16 years of elitist rule.


25or6to4's picture

So you actually think he'll complete his first term, you're quite the optimist.

auricle's picture

Bannon will sit quiet for now, as his access is what is critical to maintain. He will use his alt media backdoor to sabotage the neocon agenda. 

Consuelo's picture



That would be a very Positive thing indeed.   Here's to it happening soon ---

Omen IV's picture

YEP - i get the son in law loyalty given how close he is to his daughter but it is not just that - there is a real undercurrent of a major policy switch that occurred two weeks ago - of a Israeli / NeoCon combined agenda which is inescapable

If Flynn was the head of the committee instead of Mathis there would not have been a bombing in Syria nor false flag operation - so Kushner / Bannon feud may be a contrivance at some level although the philisophical differences are stark - Kushner is NOT working for the Trump base nor the USA - so many of these people have dual citizenship it is understandable the mixed loyalties

Trump has thrown in the towel on a new term it looks like - very early after he won there were undercurrent of comments on many boards that he would get sidetracked and then give it all up - how did they know that?


seems to be a third party agenda that Bannon has fallen into - he is gone!

kalboking's picture

I must demand credit for i believe i was to first to say he is a neo cons jew lackey  and will back stab everyone. I been preeching it for over a year and everyone tells here told me to take my meds. 

Koba the Dread's picture

Demand away! The real question, however, is did you take your meds as you were advised?

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

Ivanka didn't marry Jared.

Donald married Ivanka off to the Kushner family, to form a medieval-style political marriage alliance.

Get it?

Look at South Africa, with their Zulu king Zuma.  He has MANY wives.  But its not about sex.  Its about politics.  Each marriage brings a different faction into play.

Genghis Khan, too, had dozens if not hundreds of marriages, because it was the only way to make political alliances with so many disparate groups.

robertsgt40's picture

Another example is Chelsea Clinton and Al Gore's daughter.  Political 

Koba the Dread's picture

The Jew who got Chelsea! Does anyone know what he did so bad that he had to take her? Seems like cruel and unusual punishment.

francis_the_wonder_hamster's picture

Yup, someone should tell Trump that if we wanted these policies, we'd have voted for Jeb Bush.  Or Hillary.

Why not?  We are getting the same results.

Matteo S.'s picture

No. Trump has systematically isolated himself from his true, sincere and hoping supporters. Put in other words, Trump is the traitor who cuckolded the supporters who made him won the primaries and the presidential election.

Nobody, literally nobody, would have voted for him if Trump had shown himself in his true colors on time.

carlnpa's picture

Like we had a choice with Hillary?


Koba the Dread's picture

You make it sound like your wife screwed the postman.

Giant Meteor's picture

I agree, however, I would not characterize any of THIS (since election) as slo mo, seems to me, more like a blitzkrieg ..

I mean peruse the headlines as far as you can, just today. I retract every thing I said regarding Tylers jumpin ship, hell they're workin overtime!

11b40's picture

For more details, this is really depressing.  Let's face it, this is starting to feel like Bolshevik Russia.


Koba the Dread's picture

How the hell would you know how things felt in Bolshevik Russia?

EuroPox's picture

Kushner is a huuuuge problem.  One of the first things he did on arriving in DC was join the local Chabad Lubavitch Synagogue - his ties to that cult go way back and they really are a bunch of crazies.

Is-Be's picture

Schizophrenia is steady at 1% of the population (globally)for a reason. That is the optimum amount of instability/genius to maximize creativity and progress. Newton was as crazy as a loon. Einstein's son etc.

Horrobin et all.

So I have established that crazies will always be with us and that is a good thing. Problems start when we do not acknowledge this fact and assume their burblings are divinely inspired.

Monotheism is riddled with examples. Somebody please tell those ever-so-religious Jews they have been sold a pup. There is going to be no Return of the Messiah.(trumpets blaring).

The old uniting "Religion" of Eurasia had an outlet for the rantings of the insane in their fireside telling of the machinations of their Gods. Think of it as TV soapies before TV. Would you base your nuclear options on a TV soapie? 

That is exactly what the Jews are doing.

Insight separates the sane from the insane.

ERRATA. A correction. Israeli psychologists are trying to figure out why Jews as a race have more schizophrenia per capita than the rest of the world


Internet-is-Beast's picture

Psychiatry is the most virulent form of schizophrenia.

2_legs_bahhhhhd's picture

Trump....Sorry Steve, my SIL told me to fire you. Your compensation is one last meal at the buffet with a 10% senior discount and this coupon for a car wash.