McMaster Repeatedly Refuses to Say if He Can Work With Bannon

Washington Free Beacon | 8/13/2017 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster wouldn't say whether he could work with chief strategist Steve Bannon Sunday on "Meet The Press," dodging the question three times.

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Axios reported Saturday that Bannon has entered President Donald Trump's doghouse and that top officials believe he's part of leaks meant to target McMaster. Bannon was previously executive chairman of Breitbart, and the right-wing website has published a series of stories attacking McMaster in recent weeks.

New Chief of Staff John Kelly has said he will not tolerate the infighting and anonymous comments to the media that characterized predecessor Reince Priebus' tenure, according to Politico.

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Earlier in the interview, host Chuck Todd asked what was "going on" between him and Bannon. McMaster dismissed the saga as "a lot of noise" and didn't mention Bannon's name.

At the end of the interview, Todd repeatedly asked McMaster if he could work together with...
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