President Trump introduced a new nickname for his former chief strategist Steve Bannon in a morning tweet, calling him "Sloppy Steve" while pushing back against Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury":
Trump reupped the nickname later in the morning, part of his scorched-earth campaign against Bannon that began earlier this week.
Trump addressed rumors that Breitbart's board might force Bannon to step down in light of the controversy:
Earlier in the week:
Trump told the press pool that he doesn't talk to Bannon anymore:
And don't forget the statement in response to Bannon's quotes in Wolff's book that started it all on Wednesday, which began:
"Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled in the Republican party."
Go deeper: Trump's full scorched earth statement on Bannon.