Sanders demands Trump drop far-right advisor Bannon

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) urged President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Steve BannonBernie Sanders on Wednesday urged Donald Trump to rescind his controversial appointment of Steve Bannon, a hero of American far-right extremists, as chief White House strategist. The president-elect’s choice of Bannon — chair of the pro-Trump news platform Breitbart and a key figure in his victorious election campaign — has raised a chorus of protests to which Sanders forcefully added his voice. “The appointment by President-elect Trump of a racist individual like Mr. Bannon to a position of authority is totally unacceptable,” the Vermont senator said in a statement.

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