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Mercer, Candidates, Distance From Bannon; Could be Removed from Breitbart

With President Trump making it clear that Republicans must choose between him and Steve Bannon, reports suggest former Bannon supporters, including his chief financial backers, the Mercers, are distancing themselves from him. There was talk about forcing Bannon out of Breitbart. I’d note a couple of things here. Bannon is a survivor with tremendous name… Continue Reading

Trump: Bannon has “Lost His Mind,” Has “Nothing to do With Me”

President Trump today issued a highly unusual personal attack via official presidential statement, condemning former chief strategist Steve Bannon after Bannon was quoted suggesting Donald Trump Jr. had been “treasonous” by meeting with a Russian lawyer to get dirt on Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When… Continue Reading

McConnell Blames Bannon for Losing Alabama

“The political genius on display in throwing away a red state in America is hard to ignore,” the Senate majority leader said. McConnell is right. It took true “political genius” for him, McConnell, to throw away a red state. Republicans in Alabama nominated Roy Moore. He was not a perfect candidate, though Bannon could not… Continue Reading

Koffler This Weekend on C-SPAN 2 Discussing “Bannon: Always the Rebel”

Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas interviews me about Steve Bannon, his life, and the populist philosophy Bannon believes will sweep away the Republican establishment. The show is Saturday at 10:00 pm and Sunday at 9 pm. Gohmert actually read the book and did a great job asking probing questions. #AfterWords this Saturday 10p & Sunday 9p… Continue Reading

No, the Moore Loss is Not a Big Blow for Trumpism

Let’s put this in perspective. Not spin it, but put it in proper perspective. Because most journalists and pundits in Washington, even many conservatives and Republicans, are dancing on what they think is Trump’s political grave. And they are gravely mistaken. Like they were many times before. Roy Moore’s decisive victory in the Republican primary… Continue Reading

Why Bannon is Backing Challengers to Republican Incumbents

As you may be aware, I’ve written a biography of Steve Bannon, Bannon: Always the Rebel. This is an article I wrote recently for The Hill about Bannon’s crusade to upend the Washington Republican establishment. From the piece: For Washington establishment politicians, lobbyists and journalists, Stephen Bannon’s crusade defies logic. Why would someone supposedly devoted… Continue Reading

Five Mistakes People Make About Steve Bannon

From a piece I wrote that was published Friday on Townhall: Steve Bannon may be the most wildly caricatured, criticized, and, in some quarters, reviled figure in American politics. He crisscrosses the country with badass bodyguards in tow because, one assumes, he needs them. But in researching for my new book “Bannon: Always the Rebel,” which… Continue Reading

Bannon Gets New Platform With Return to Morning Radio

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon will rejoin the Breitbart radio show on Sirius XM’s Patriot channel from 6-9 am, giving him another venue for touting his populist-nationalist, anti-establishment message, according to reports. Bannon had used the show as a platform before joining the Trump campaign in 2016. Bannon Tuesday evening joined a rally… Continue Reading

Bannon to Headline Fundraiser for Black Entrepreneurs

During my interviews with him for my book, Bannon: Always the Rebel, Bannon told me that his goal was for Republicans to capture 30 percent of black and Hispanic working-class voters. According to Breitbart: Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon will headline a fundraising luncheon for Black Americans for a Better Future (BABF) on… Continue Reading