Former White House strategist Steve Bannon reiterated his support for Trump Thursday. Photo: Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty Images

Following the fallout from Steve Bannon's explosive quotes in Michael Wolff's forthcoming book "Fire and Fury" — including a scathing statement by President Trump — Bannon assured listeners on his morning radio show Thursday that he still supports the president:

"Nothing will ever come between us and President Trump and his agenda ... There's nobody we think higher of than President Trump, and the agenda, so let's not let the left wing media stir that up." — Steve Bannon on Breitbart radio

On Wednesday night, speaking on Breitbart News Tonight on Sirius XM radio, Bannon reiterated his praise: "The president of the United States is a great man. You know I support him day in and day out."

The backdrop: Trump is outraged with the Bannon remarks, and one of his lawyers said legal action against the president's former chief strategist is "imminent." He also sent Bannon a five-page cease-and-desist letter ordering him to retain any relevant texts and emails.

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian on Friday told CNN that he believes the Trump administration should move to require the use of face masks during air travel amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

The big picture: Delta already requires passengers to wear masks during its flights, but Bastian says it can be difficult to enforce that directive if passengers refuse — and he's not sure if other airlines would be on board.

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President Trump's outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H., slated to take place on Saturday, was postponed on Friday due to weather from Tropical Storm Fay, a senior White House official confirmed to Axios.

The state of play: Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Air Force One that the event would take place in "a week or two" instead. The outdoor rally — which had encouraged the use of face masks — was scheduled after sparse attendance at Trump's indoor comeback to the campaign trail in Tulsa.

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