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‘Steve speaks for himself,’ Conway says of Bannon

  • Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sat down for an extended interview with 60 Minutes, which aired in full Sunday night
  • Among his claims: the president’s dismissal of James Comey was the biggest mistake in modern political history 
  •  ‘Steve speaks for himself,’ Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told DailyMail.com and other reporters at the White House

 A top aide to President Donald Trump gave former colleague Steve Bannon a brush back on Monday morning following the broadcast of his explosive interview with 60 Minutes.

Bannon said in the interview that the president’s dismissal of James Comey, the former FBI director, was, perhaps, the biggest mistake in ‘modern political history.’

‘Steve speaks for himself,’ Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told DailyMail.com and other reporters at the White House.

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sat down for an extended interview with 60 Minutes, which aired in full Sunday night. Among his claims: the president’s dismissal of James Comey was the biggest mistake in modern political history

‘And he I know gave a very wide-ranging interview to 60 Minutes. I really, we haven’t had time to discuss it here to be frank with you just because of the hurricane and 9/11 remembrances,’ she said.

Today is the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon.

The president and first lady will hold a moment of silence on the White House’s South Lawn this morning for all who perished in the attacks. They’ll attend a ceremony at the Pentagon after that.

Over the weekend, Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, destroying parts of the nation’s southern most state and leaving 5.8 million people without power.

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