Bannon in documentary: I was ‘doing the lord’s work’ in White House
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Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon said in a new documentary that he didn't enjoy his time in the Trump administration, but said he was "doing the Lord's work."

USA Today reported that Bannon is the subject of a documentary, "The Brink," which will premiere Wednesday at Sundance Film Festival. The film focuses on Bannon's life since departing the White House in mid-2017.

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“There’s no glamour to the job," Bannon said in the documentary. "I hated every second I was there. The West Wing has bad karma to it. They say, ‘Because you were doing bad stuff!’ But I was doing the Lord’s work.”

Bannon does not speak badly of President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: 'Really pathetic!' MORE in the documentary, USA Today reported, saying that Trump is a "historical figure and a transformative president."

"Donald Trump will be in your personal life 30 years from now, whether you like it or not," Bannon says.

Bannon left the White House in August 2017 and had a public falling out with the president in early 2018 after he was quoted as criticizing Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpMelania Trump's 'Be Best' hashtag trends after president goes after Greta Thunberg Trump Jr. blasts Time for choosing 'marketing gimmick' Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's youngest son 'classless' MORE and other aspects of the administration in Michael Wolff's tell-all book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."

Trump issued a sharp statement in response to the book, stating that Bannon had "lost his mind" when he left the White House.

“Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom he helped write phony books,” Trump said at the time.

Bannon stepped down as chairman of Breitbart News roughly a week after the book's release.