Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart after leaving White House post

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (right) listened to President Donald Trump at the beginning of a meeting with cybersecurity experts in January.

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Bannon said he’ll be “going to war” for President Trump, vowing to intensify the fight he has waged against opponents of his brand of populist conservatism.

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// Will Trump be removed from office? Watch what happens in Alabama

The winner of the US Senate race there might determine which party controls the Senate after the 2018 elections.

// Romney calls for Trump to apologize after Charlottesville comments

“He should address the American people, acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize,” Mitt Romney said.

// Heather Heyer’s mother says she’s ‘not talking to the president’

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying, ‘I’m sorry.’ I’m not forgiving for that,” the mother of Heather Heyer said.

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// Donald Trump isn’t just a champion of white supremacists. He’s their leader

White supremacists love Donald Trump because bigots always embrace one of their own.

// John McCain completes first round of cancer treatment

Taking to the social media network just after 4 p.m., the younger McCain praised her father, posting, “His resilience & strength is incredible.”

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Bannon out at the White House after turbulent run

The chief strategist who helped President Trump win the 2016 election but clashed for months with other West Wing advisers has agreed to leave his post.

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Under fire — from GOP — Trump digs in on Confederate icons

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Trump lashed out at members of his own party.

Political Notebook

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

A leading US hospital pulled its annual fund-raiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from health professionals and others.

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