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Trump taps Bannon, hero of the far right, for White House post

November 14
19:19 2016

Steve Bannon's record at Breitbart that brought him to the Trump campaign -- and it is that record that is under scrutiny now that he has a key role in the West WingUS President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Steve Bannon as his chief strategist sent a shudder through the Washington establishment, but delighted an online army of far-right extremists. Bannon was seen as the intellectual driver behind the campaign's decision to rail against a "global power structure" opposed to American values — a favorite theme of nationalist conspiracy-mongers. Trump's camp, however, reject any suggestion that Bannon is a bigoted extremist.


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