Breitbart editor fires back at Trump over Bannon attack: 'Outrageous'

Breitbart editor fires back at Trump over Bannon attack: 'Outrageous'
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A Breitbart editor blasted a tweet from President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were keeping the Jews from leaving' Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing this week MORE attacking his former chief strategist and current Breitbart chairman Stephen Bannon, calling the post "outrageous."

"This is outrageous even by POTUS standards," Breitbart London editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam tweeted late Friday, responding to a tweet from Trump that went after "Sloppy Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonBannon says Trump should fire Rosenstein if he doesn’t comply with subpoenas Bannon on migrant family separation: Zero tolerance doesn't have to be justified Hillicon Valley: Fallout from bombshell DOJ report on Clinton probe | AT&T win could see new wave of mergers | World Cup cyber warning | Facebook comms chief stepping down MORE."

In a tweet blasting a new tell-all book, Trump claimed that Bannon "cried when he got fired and begged for his job. Now Sloppy Steve has been dumped like a dog by almost everyone. Too bad!"

Trump has panned Bannon after his former adviser voiced various criticisms of the Trump administration in author Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."


While Trump has targeted his former chief strategist, Bannon has voiced support for Trump after the release of his comments in the book. 

“The president is a great man,” Bannon said on Wednesday on "Breitbart News Tonight," broadcast on Sirius XM. 

“You know I support him day in and day out," he continued. 
Trump has taunted Bannon after GOP donor Rebekah Mercer, a part owner of Breitbart, distanced herself from Bannon in a statement Thursday, saying her family doesn't "support his recent actions and statements."
Kassam maintained in an interview that their base would not need to choose between Trump and Bannon amid the fallout. 
“It sticks all together … If you look at what Steve Bannon is doing, if you look at Breitbart News, it is the only news site in the world which truly endorses the ['Make America Great Again'] agenda, and it doesn’t need to be ‘either/or,' " he told the BBC. 

"When Donald Trump is himself on the stump, he has the best political instincts of anyone in the past couple of decades, at least, to build that base and get all those people voting and to the rallies … we’re not on different sides here."