Steve Bannon Plans to 'Fully Cooperate' with Robert Mueller

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House-which paints the president as disengaged, ill-informed and unstable-has seen Bannon abandoned by financial patrons, condemned by erstwhile allies and ridiculed by Trump himself. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the representation but said Burck was advising Bannon only in relation to the House committee interview and his time on the presidential campaign.

But the Mercer family, the megadonors behind Trump who had also backed Bannon financially, has distanced itself from Bannon, and he had to step down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News Network. For months, Trump allowed Bannon to conduct open war from inside the White House against established party leaders, incumbent lawmakers and other heavyweights Bannon believed were undermining Trump's populist revolution.

After days of silence amid withering criticism from his former colleagues and his largest benefactor, Bannon tried to make amends. In a statement, Trump said Bannon has nothing to do with his presidency and has "lost his mind".

Bannon departed the White House in August, amid a shakeup ushered by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who had replaced Reince Priebus as chief of staff a few weeks prior.

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In response, Bannon released a statement reflecting on his time with the publication which indicated that he was "proud of what the Breitbart team has accomplished in so short a period of time".

Former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon is lawyering up in preparation to "fully cooperate" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller (2nd L) leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee June 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. He also said he would like Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to appear again before the committee while noting that the choice of witnesses is determined by the panel's Republican leadership. Dianne Feinstein of being "underhanded and a disgrace" for disclosing details of a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russian Federation during the presidential campaign.

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