Bannon's 'treasonous' comment directed at Trump Jr., not Manafort: author | Reuters

Reuters| Mon Jan 08 13:00:04 EST 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s comment that a meeting between Trump campaign officials and a group of Russians was “treasonous” focused on President Donald Trump’s son and not his former campaign manager, as Bannon now maintains, the author of a book containing the remark said on Monday. In the book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” Bannon labeled the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, which Donald Trump Jr. attended, as “treasonous” and “unpatriotic.” A British publicist who helped arrange the meeting had said one of the Russians would have damaging information on Trump’s presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. On Sunday, Bannon retreated from those ..

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