Bannon declares ‘season of war’ on GOP establishment

Bannon declares ‘season of war’ on GOP establishment
© Greg Nash

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Saturday declared a “season of war” against Republican lawmakers, promising to help elect replacements for any Senate Republican who opposes President Trump.

“Right now it’s a season of war against the GOP establishment,” Bannon said at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, an annual conference of evangelical conservatives where Trump himself spoke on Friday.

Bannon slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, saying he’s been getting calls to find “the Brutus” to his “Julius Caesar,” comparing the Kentucky lawmaker to the Roman emperor who was stabbed in the back by his trusted friend.

“Yeah, Mitch,…

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