“CBS This Morning” Thursday broadcast an excerpt of its upcoming interview with former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon in which Bannon says that if National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, whose policies Bannon ardently opposes, didn’t like what President Trump said after Charlottesville, that he should have resigned.
You know, Cohn, not Trump.
After Trump late last month condemned “both sides” in the Charlottesville protests, where neo-Nazis clashed with Antifa protesters, Cohn suggested in an interview with the Financial Times that he was staying put in his job to work for “the American people,” as opposed to working for Trump.
“Citizens standing up for equality and freedom can never be equated with white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the KKK,” Cohn said. “I believe this administration can and must do better in consistently and unequivocally condemning these groups.”
Bannon said that “Gary Cohn and some other people” should have gotten out if they found Trump’s remarks unacceptable.