Throughout the interview, the former adviser wholly supported Trump — even on the president’s failure to repeal Obamacare or to “drain the swamp.” “I’m going to be his wingman outside for the entire time.… Our purpose is to support Donald Trump.”
Bannon went on to say that the Republican establishment, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, is “trying to nullify the 2016 election” because they don’t fully support Trump. “They do not want want Donald Trump’s populist, economic nationalist agenda to be implemented,” said Bannon. “It’s obvious as night follows day.”
And then, in what sounded more like the threat of a henchman than street fighter smack, Bannon said: “They’re going to be held accountable if they do not support the president of the United States. Right now, there’s no accountability.”
“Now that you’re out of the White House, you’re going to war?,” asked Rose.