Steve Bannon

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  • August, 2016: Donald Trump hired Steve Bannon to serve as the CEO of his presidential election campaign. “The Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump, has hired a top executive from Breitbart News, Stephen Bannon, as his campaign's chief executive, raising expectations that Mr. Trump will adopt the more aggressive style that the site has championed.” (New York Times, August 18, 2016)
  • Steven Bannon was a financier who later became an adviser to Sarah Palin and Donald Trump. “Mr. Bannon, a Navy veteran who has a background in finance and used to work at Goldman Sachs, was an adviser to Sarah Palin and has been a longtime adviser to Mr. Trump. He became the executive chairman of Breitbart in 2012, after Mr. Breitbart's death, and helped adapt the anti-Clinton book ‘Clinton Cash’ into a film.” (New York Times, August 18, 2016)