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Bannon: Gary Cohn should resign

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Steve Bannon gave what an associate called "an epic, biggest, baddest defense" of President Trump in yesterday's "60 Minutes" interview with Charlie Rose. which ran several hours.

  • In defending Trump, he also called for Gary Cohn to resign. "If you're going to break [with Trump], then resign ... I'm talking about Gary Cohn and some other people. If you don't like what he's doing and you don't agree with it then you should resign."
  • The associate: "Steve puts Republicans on notice that they better support the president or there'll be consequences."
  • Bannon's hot quote: Trump's predecessors left him Vietnam in Afghanistan, the Cuban Missile Crisis in North Korea and the Bay of Pigs in Venezuela.
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