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Trump's choice of Bannon draws outrage

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>> Marchers rallying against Donald Trump's election around the country. On Monday, adding a new reason for their anger, Trump's selection of campaign CEO and far right media mogul Steve Bannon, as his chief strategist in the White House. The appointment of the former CEO of online news outlet Breitbart provoking vehement outrage.
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The site he lead, widely denounced as a haven for white nationalists. Politics reporter Alana Wise.>> A number of Trump's policies have already been decried as being especially hurtful to minorities and women. It's kind of being seen as an extension of policies they already felt were worrisome to begin with.
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>> But Bennett will not only be in the White House, he'll be at the right hand of the President.>> If you look back to George W Bush, most people probably couldn't name his White House Chief of Staff, but everybody knows his chief strategist Karl Rove. If it happens as has happened in the past, Steve Bannon has the opportunity, and has the likelihood, of becoming tremendously powerful.
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>> From Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff, to the Anti-Defamation League, critics slamming Trump's decision. Schiff tweeting Bannon's alt-right, anti-Semitic and misogynistic views don't belong in the White House. Actual white nationalists, such as Richard Spencer, the founder of a website that gave the alt-right movement its name, appear to be rejoicing, Spencer tweeting that Chief Strategist was the best possible position for Steve Bannon in the Trump White House.
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Bannon being defended by Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus, who Trump appointed to be his Chief of Staff. Priebus calling Bannon a force for good in the campaign. Bannon also taking fire from Republicans. John Weaver, a strategist who worked for John Kasich's campaign Tweeting. The racist, fascist extreme right is represented footsteps from the Oval Office.
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Be very vigilant America.