Jared Kushner and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon have by no means been pals. Kushner is already knee-deep in bother with Mueller and now Bannon is being focused for his position within the scandal.
Naturally, Bannon took this chance to activate Trump and incriminate Kushner. Bannon isn’t holding again both, as he’s already taken his case proper to the media.
Vanity Fair is his first outlet of selection and he’s taking the chance to remind those that Trump is an accused baby rapist. This is clearly an try to let Trump know that he’s not afraid of telling his secrets and techniques. Bannon can be telling Trump what he ought to do to avoid wasting himself, throw Kushner below the bus.
He advised Vanity Fair that Kushner was “He’s taking meetings with Russians to get additional stuff. This tells you everything about Jared,” Bannon mentioned. “They were looking for the picture of Hillary Clinton taking the bag of cash from Putin. That’s his maturity level.”
“Steve Bannon may regret not being in the White House anymore, but that is not an excuse for him peddling false stories about Jared or anyone else,” mentioned Kushner’s lawyer Abbe Lowell.
The blowback pitched the West Wing into one other disaster. On Wednesday, Bannon was assembly with chief of workers Priebus in Priebus’s workplace when Kushner walked in.
“We have a communications problem,” Kushner mentioned.
“No we don’t,” Bannon shot again. “We have a choice-making downside. We make a whole lot of unhealthy selections, and the unhealthy selections need to do with you.”
Bannon is about to be interviewed by Mueller and as a substitute of hiding from it, he’s taking it head on. While investigators received’t be bothered with what he says within the media, Trump might very nicely simply take the bait.
Clearly, Bannon is aware of his former boss and he thinks he can blackmail him into defending him or, on the very least, a pardon. Bannon can be making an attempt to get him to throw his personal son-in-regulation below the bus in hopes that it’ll save the remainder of them.
It’s evident that these individuals nonetheless assume they will get off when everyone knows they’re all headed for prosecution. This is when it will get actually entertaining, after they all begin turning on one another.