Trump Counselor Steve Bannon Removed from National Security Council Role

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Posted at 11:59 AM, Apr 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-05 11:18:44-04

(ABC Newsone) -- Steve Bannon, the controversial senior counselor to President Trump, was removed from his role with the National Security Council, according to a senior administration official.

Bannon had been given the authority to participate in National Security Council Principals Committee meetings after a memorandum signed by Trump in January, in what some experts then called an "unprecedented" political appointment to the panel.

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