Stephen Bannon

Congressional Republicans Should Be Afraid of Steve Bannon
Senior White House adviser has no love for the GOP

Steve Bannon, right, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, could pose a threat to some GOP lawmakers, Nathan L. Gonzales writes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

It’s no secret that Steve Bannon wants to oversee the demise of the mainstream media, but President Donald Trump’s senior adviser probably wouldn’t mind incapacitating the Republican Party in order to remake it into his own image as well. 

Bannon (and Trump, for that matter) recently referred to the media, as “the opposition party.” That’s a cause congressional Republicans could get behind, but a series of emails last year could foreshadow a big problem for GOP incumbents, particularly those who disagree with the president or his administration.

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Shakeup at Top of Trump Campaign
New team takes over as candidate loses ground in Republican strongholds

Sources say the role of Paul Manafort, background, has been diminished in Donald Trump's campaign because he and Trump disagreed about the Republican presidential candidate's tone. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Donald Trump's campaign is making its second major staff change as the Republican presidential candidate continues to struggle in key states ahead of November's election.

Kellyanne Conway, a veteran Republican pollster who has been an adviser to the campaign, will take over as campaign manager.