“Bannon claimed establishment Republicans such as Mitch McConnell and Richard Shelby of Alabama were using Trump as a vehicle to pass a tax bill. ‘What they want him for is that corporate tax cut … As soon as they get that tax cut, watch what happens there.”
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Tuesday 12 December 2017 02.13 EST
"Now in a self-declared war on the Republican establishment, Bannon, once again Breitbart’s executive chairman, is returning to his outsider roots, using cultural resentment to stir up fury against the country-club elites of 'the permanent political class.'
But McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, charter members of the permanent political class that Bannon has in his sights, are the very same Republicans enabling, and even shaping, Trump’s business-friendly agenda.
'When I left the White House, I said I was going to war with the Republican establishment,”
The Senate’s much ballyhooed tax bill appears to be a G.O.P. fantasy come to life—a boon to donors, the wealthy, and big business. The only Republican who got screwed, it seems, is Steve Bannon, the proprietor of the party’s insurrection.
December 4, 2017 6:15 pm