Apr 6, 2017 - Politics & Policy

The SNL skit about Bannon that bothered Trump

Trump was reportedly annoyed by the SNL Cold Open skit from February that depicted Steve Bannon as the grim reaper taking over the Oval Office, a GOP source told The Daily Beast. After watching it, Trump reportedly asked:

Did you see this crap?

Why it matters: This is an example of Trump's insecurity about Bannon's perceived role in the administration and influence over his agenda, which was instrumental in Bannon's removal from the NSC.

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