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Is Steve Bannon’s removal from the National Security Council a big deal?

Bannon is being pushed down the power ladder

He doesn't need NSC to influence Trump

 Getty: Chip Somodevilla / Staff

Steve Bannon’s public removal from the National Security Council (NSC) indicates a reshuffling of the equilibrium of influence in the White House, writes CNN’s Chris Cillizza. In the week that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have risen in Trump’s hierarchy, Bannon's demotion suggests that the president is altering his strategy and Bannon's influence over it, implies Cillizza. He speculates that Trump is realising Bannon’s eccentricity and is trying to run the NSC in a more traditional way.

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Steve Bannon's removal from the US National Security Council (NSC) is not as momentous as it would seem, write BBC News. Bannon’s influence will not wane, as he still has close relations with President Trump, according to the BBC. Bannon maintaining his top security clearance indicates that he will continue to take part in important decision-making meetings, infers the BBC, adding that this move was to appease NSC members after Bannon had ruffled some feathers.

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