- Former Trump adviser Jared Kushner wrote that he and Steve Bannon had a falling out. in White House.
- Bannon threatened to ‘break’ Kushner half”if he decides to oppose him.
- After Bannon was fired, advisers joked about his only role Leaked stories to the press, Kushner wrote.
After former President Donald Trump fired Steve Bannon, other White House advisers joked that Bannon’s only job was to leak stories to the press, wrote Jared Kushner. in his new memoirs.
“Stephen Miller joked with Hope [Hicks] and I: “I have a plan to break up up Busy Steve Bannon. I hope you leak Jonathan Swan of Axios. Jared, you call Mike Bender of the Wall Street Journal. Sick call Jeremy Peters of The New York Times and… we’re done,” Kushner wrote, according to CNN.
“Disrupting History: A White House Memoir” details the conflict between former Trump advisor Kushner and Bannon.
Kushner called Bannon skillful in “media manipulation”, and writes that Bannon threatened “leak outKushner in the press after call he made with New York Times. At the time, Kushner tried to stop story about Trump’s displeasure with Bannon and former Head of the White House of Reince Priebus, an employee, reports CNN.
According to Kushner, after he told Bannon to stop leaking stories about senior economic adviser Gary Cohn, Bannon said he would “break” Kushner.”in half.”
“Jared, now you one subverting the president’s agenda,” he continued, his eyes intense and voice turning into a scream. ‘And if you go against i, i will break you in half. Wouldn’t… with me,” Kushner wrote, according to CNN.
Kushner wrote that Bannon’s dismissal as Trump’s chief strategist and senior counsel in 2017 was an achievement of his.
“Recognizing that I have not yet had a serious policy success in show for my seven months in government, I joked, “At least I managed to get Steve Bannon fired,” Kushner wrote.
Lawyers for Bannon did not immediately respond to an Insider inquiry. for comment.