SiriusXM says Bannon will no longer host radio show

SiriusXM says Bannon will no longer host radio show
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SiriusXM said Tuesday that Stephen Bannon will no longer host Breitbart News's radio show, after Breitbart announced he was stepping down as its chairman.
 
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"Breitbart News has decided to end its relationship with Stephen K. Bannon, therefore he will no longer host on SiriusXM since our programming agreement is with Breitbart News," SiriusXM said in a statement.
 
Bannon, 64, had rejoined Breitbart News's SiriusXM radio show as host in December. He departed from the White House, where he served as President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall MORE's chief strategist, in August.

Bannon announced he was leaving Breitbart News on Tuesday after making derogatory remarks about Trump's family to Michael Wolff, the author of the bestselling "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," which has dominated headlines since being released last week. 

The populist firebrand became executive chairman of Breitbart News in 2012 following the sudden death of founder Andrew Breitbart, who died of a heart attack at age 43.