WASHINGTON – Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and Trump’s 2016 campaign CEO, said in an interview with CBS News that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s handling of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is “actually quite brilliant.”
“I disagree with her ideologically, but I think Nancy Pelosi is a master at political warfare. I think, strategically, what she has done from their perspective is actually quite brilliant,” he said in the interview.
Bannon elaborated to CBS that Republicans “are not as united on messaging as the Democrats” regarding impeachment, saying a “sense of urgency” among Trump’s allies “is not there today.”
Though Bannon had a falling out with Trump, he has continually defended the president, even starting a podcast entitled “War Room: Impeachment” aimed at helping the GOP with messaging during the hearings and investigation. His podcast…