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‘SNL’: Bill Murray As Steven Bannon Faces Off Against Fred Armisen’s Michael Wolff On ‘Morning Joe’

‘Saturday Night Live’ found their perfect Steve Bannon in Bill Murray, who says Logan Paul has future in politics! Here it is!

We’re dying! Saturday Night Live started off 2018 with another sketch poking fun at MSNBC’s Morning Joe! Mika Brzeinski (Kate McKinnon, 34) and Joe Scarborough (Alex Moffat, 35) were sharing their disbelief at President Donald Trump’s, 71, latest bad behavior when a few familiar faces dropped by! Steve Bannon (Bill Murray, 67) and Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff (Fred Armisen, 51) showed up to spar over who saved or ruined who’s career! That’s when Bannon claimed that in fact his career wasn’t over after getting booted from the White House and Breitbart! “I convinced this country to vote for Donald Trump and I can do it again. Already auditioning candidates, got some promising prospect: Logan Paul. Martin Skreli. The Subway guy. Jared Fogle.” Wow! Check out loads more images from season 43 of the beloved sketch show here!

As all real fans know, this incredible ribbing aimed at Trump follows a tradition that has been gangbusters for SNL. The formula is taking the latest episode of the POTUS’s shocking and appalling behavior and giving it a gut-busting comedy turn. Like in early December when Omarosa Manigault, 43, was booted from the White House, SNL made hay of the situation in the Dec. 16 episode. In the sketch, Trump is decorating his Christmas tree with ornaments representing all the staffers that didn’t survive year 1 of his presidency (let’s just say there’s a lot) when out of nowhere there’s a knock on the window! It’s Omarosa (Leslie Jones, 50) begging to be let back in!

And although it wasn’t particularly topical, SNL‘s version of A Christmas Carol designed specifically for Trump was a hit in their Dec. 2 episode! In it, the hammy commander in chief is visited by 3 spirits: Billy Bush (Alex Moffat), Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) and last but certainly not least was Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon)!  “Tis I, Hillary Rodham Clinton,” the hilarious actress proclaims after she reveals herself. “You, Donald, have given me the greatest Christmas gift of all. Sexual gratification in the form of your slow demise. You have no idea how long I’ve wanted to say this: Lock him up!”

Mwbuzzers, did you love that sketch? Let us know know in the comments section below!

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Steven Bannon Quits Breitbart News After Scathing Trump Remarks & Celebs Are Celebrating

Steve Bannon is out at Breitbart News! Bannon’s stepped down from his role as the network’s head, and celebrities are celebrating online. We have the details here.

It’s the end of a really gross era. Breitbart News announced on January 9 that Steve Bannon would be stepping down as head of the network after six years in the role. His departure comes less than a week after Michael Wolff‘s Donald Trump tell-all book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, was released. The book revealed some incendiary remarks from Bannon, who called Donald Trump Jr.‘s behavior “treasonous,” and insulted Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. It was bad.

Bannon, who served as President Trump’s chief strategist at the White House for just seven months after being forced to resign in August 2017, said he was “proud of what the Breitbart team has accomplished in so short a period of time in building out a world-class news platform.” The statement announcing his departure also said that Bannon would be helping with the transition; Breitbart CEO Larry Solov praised Bannon as “a valued part of our legacy.”

It’s unclear why Bannon is stepping down now, but all signs point to it having something to do with the publication of Fire and Fury. The president took great offense to the extensive interviews Bannon gave to Wolff, going so far as to send his former confidant a cease and desist letter. The letter demanded Bannon stop making disparaging remarks against the Trump family. Trump went even further, bashing Bannon in a lengthy statement and tweet that resorted to name-calling. Thus, “Sloppy Steve” was born.

ABC News reported on January 4 that Bannon’s role at Breitbart was in danger after the book was published; stakeholder and billionaire Republican donor Rebekah Mercer was enraged by Bannon bashing the Trumps, and was reportedly weighing whether or not to tell the board to oust Bannon. She said in a statement that she had severed financial ties with Bannon, but was still invested in Breitbart’s future.

“I support President Trump and the platform upon which he was elected,” Mercer said. “My family and I have not communicated with Steve Bannon in many months and have provided no financial support to his political agenda, nor do we support his recent actions and statements.”

Bannon and Breitbart have yet to state why he left the news organization. Whatever happened, a lot of celebrities are just happy to see him go. Read the best tweets on the subject below:

Mwbuzzers, are you shocked that Steve Bannon stepped down from Breitbart News?

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Trump Hilariously Mocked For Referring To Bannon As ‘Sloppy Steve’ — See Memes & More Reactions

Donald Trump flew off the handle again after Steve Bannon talked trash about him in ‘Fire and Fury’. He’s now dubbed him ‘Sloppy Steve,’ and the internet is freaking.

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon gave an interview to author Michael Wolff for his book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”, in which he called Donald Trump Jr.‘s meeting with Russians “treasonous,” and mocked Ivanka Trump‘s alleged plan to run for president. President Donald Trump is furious, needless to say, and alleging that Wolff was never even at the White House to conduct his 200 interviews with insiders. He’s also bashing Bannon, whom he once called “the best” and routinely defended from “fake news reports.” Not anymore.

“I authorized Zero access to White House (actually turned him down many times) for author of phony book! I never spoke to him for book. Full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don’t exist. Look at this guy’s past and watch what happens to him and Sloppy Steve!” Trump tweeted on the morning on January 4, the day that “Fire and Fury” was released. In fact, the book garnered so much interest from the early reveal of the Bannon excerpt that the release date was pushed up five days.

You know that that had to get under Trump’s skin. As Alyssa Milano pointed out on Twitter, he’s probably pissed that “Steve Bannon” was trending instead of himself. She hilariously tweeted after Trump’s rant that he made it worse; “Sloppy Steve” is now trending. Burn! Others pointed out the contradictory message in Trump’s tweet. He claims that Wolff didn’t have access to the White House, and therefore the 200 interviews in his book are “phony.” But he’s also furious with Bannon about what he told Wolff.

In that frame of thought, wouldn’t he also think that the Bannon excerpt was fake? Attacking “Sloppy Steve” implies that he believes Bannon actually did an interview with Wolff. Nothing about this tweet really makes sense, but that’s another morning of Trump having access to Twitter from the Oval Office for ya. Where do you think “Sloppy Steve” ranks on the list of Trump’s doofy nicknames for people he dislikes? Above “Little Marco” or “The Failing New York Times? Below “Crooked Hillary”?

See the best tweets about the “Sloppy Steve” incident below:

Mwbuzzers, what do you think of Trump calling Steve Bannon “Sloppy Steve”? Let us know!

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Steve Bannon Accuses Trump Campaign Of ‘Treasonous’ Meeting With Russians: Internet Wants Answers

Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon decried Don Jr.’s meeting with Russians as ‘treasonous’ and ‘bad sh*t.’ Read the shocking interview here.

UPDATE: PresidentDonald Trump has responded to Steve Bannon’s interview in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” with the following statement:

Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled in the Republican party.

Now that he is on his own, Steve is learning that winning isn’t as easy as I make it look. Steve had very little to do with our historic victory, which was delivered by the forgotten men and women of this country. Yet Steve had everything to do with the loss of a Senate seat in Alabama held for more than thirty years by Republicans. Steve doesn’t represent my base—he’s only in it for himself.

Steve pretends to be at war with the media,which he calls the opposition party, yet he spent his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he was. It is the only thing he does well. Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom he helped write phony books.

We have many great Republican members of Congress and candidates who are very supportive of the Make America Great Again agenda. Like me, they love the United States of America and are helping to finally take our country back and build it up, rather than simply seeking to burn it all down.

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told author Mike Wolff in his new book of interviews, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”, that he believes Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner‘s meeting with Russians at Trump Tower during the 2016 election season was “unpatriotic,” and allegedly “treason.” Bannon suggests that the so-called treason isn’t the problem (as many on Twitter have pointed out) — but the fact that the senior presidential campaign officials didn’t go about their meeting in the right way. He’s quoted in the book as saying that he believes now that, “they’re going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV.”

“The three senior guys in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside Trump Tower in the conference room on the 25th floor – with no lawyers. They didn’t have any lawyers,” Bannon is quoted as saying in “Fire and Fury”, obtained by The Guardian“Even if you thought that this was not treasonous, or unpatriotic, or bad sh*t, and I happen to think it’s all of that, you should have called the FBI immediately.” The meeting in question happened in July 2016, as revealed by the New York Times, during which Trump Jr., Manafort, and Kushner met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower over what Trump Jr. initially said was information about Russian-US adoption.

NYT revealed through obtained emails that the campaign officials were promised documents that could “incriminate” Donald Trump‘s Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Instead of reporting the message to the FBI, Trump Jr. replied in an email, “I love it.” Trump Jr. said no such material was produced at the meeting and maintains his innocence.

Bannon also criticized Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, and further express desire to end special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation into Russian collusion. “[The FBI’s] path to f**king Trump goes right through Paul Manafort, Don Jr and Jared Kushner … It’s as plain as a hair on your face,” he’s quoted as saying in the book, which features interviews from 200 people connected to the Trump White House. Needless to say, voters on Twitter are disturbed by the “Fire and Fury” excerpt:

Mwbuzzers, are you shocked that Bannon called the meeting “treasonous” after supporting Trump? Let us know.

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