Bannon: Trump has Americans' interests in mind
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Incoming White House chief strategist and senior counsel Steve Bannon said everything President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpNew EPA rule would expand Trump officials' powers to reject FOIA requests Democratic senator introduces bill to ban gun silencers Democrats: Ex-Commerce aide said Ross asked him to examine adding census citizenship question MORE has done since the election has been with the interest of the American people in mind.

Bannon, in an interview for the premiere broadcast of the SiriusXM show “The Road to CPAC,” said great patriots voted for Trump and spoke clearly on Election Day.

“That’s why Trump was able to win states that have been out of reach for Republicans for awhile like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, and came very close to winning a state like Minnesota,” he told hosts Matt and Mercedes Schlapp.

“Everything that the president-elect has done since then, I think, has only reinforced how he has those people’s interests in mind.”

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Democrats have attacked Bannon, accusing him of being anti-Semitic and xenophobic. In November, a group of 169 House Democrats wrote to Trump demanding he rescind Bannon’s appointment.

But Bannon told the Schlapps that he's not bothered by the attacks.

“It doesn’t affect me,” he said. “It’s never bothered me particularly. When you see everything going on with the Democratic Party, it doesn't make any difference what they say.”