Operatives inside Washington and out said they saw Bannon's exit as a sign that chief of staff John Kelly might be successful in bringing some order to what has been a chaotic White House prone to self-inflicted distractions that throw the entire Republican Congress off of its agenda.
As Republicans cheered the controversial strategist’s ouster from the White House, fear began to rise among some administration officials that Bannon would return to the far-right news site Breitbart and launch attacks that could undermine the president with a critical segment of his supporters.
Leaders of the far-right movement raged against Steve Bannon’s ouster from the White House, warning the West Wing is now dominated by fake conservatives led by President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner.
The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to swiftly remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas said on July 13, 2017 that he will now vote "yes" after his amendment creating a fund to help insurers cover people with higher medical costs was added to the Senate health care bill.
Cruz supports revised GOP health care bill with his amendment attached
Rep. Mike Thompson: "To sweep this under the rug is a shame"
Trump tells French president's wife: 'You're in such a good shape'
Trump's FBI pick wants to lead independent bureau that will "make every American proud"