CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S APPOINTMENT OF STEVE BANNON

November 15, 2016
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of the announcement that alt-right movement leader and Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon will be Chief Strategist for President-elect Trump’s White House.

“President-elect Trump must withdraw the appointment of Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist.  Bannon’s Breitbart engaged in racist, anti-Semitic, xenophobic and homophobic hate speech.  Now Bannon has a seat in the Oval Office and that is unacceptable.  In the wake of a historically divisive campaign, President-elect Trump must demonstrate that he is the President for every American, not just the alt-right.”

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