CNN's Symone Sanders calls for Trump to fire "white supremacist sympathizers" Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka

CNN's Symone Sanders calls for Trump to fire "white supremacist sympathizers" Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka

Sanders: "There are white supremacist sympathizers currently serving in our administration right now, in the people's house"

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From the August 14 edition of CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper:

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SYMONE SANDERS: I am happy he used the words "KKK," "white supremacy" today, now I need his words to line up with his actions. We know that there's been a policy change in the Trump administration, where white supremacists have been taken off of a list of groups that are monitored by the counterterrorism program, I think they need to be put back on, I think we can all agree with that right now.

Also, there are white supremacist sympathizers currently serving in our administration right now, in the people's house. And I would call on President Trump to -- Steve Bannon, Sebastian Gorka, they need to go.

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JOSHUA GREEN: We'd been in a situation like this during the campaign. Hillary Clinton in August gave a big speech condemning the "alt-right," and Trump for having hired Bannon specifically because of these Breitbart connections, and Trump saw no need then to apologize or modulate or get rid of Steve Bannon, and it didn't cost him in the polls.

Previously:

How Donald Trump emboldened Charlottesville white supremacists

How To Get Away With White Supremacy In Trump's White House

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