Trump Denies Top Adviser Bannon Is 'racist' Or Right-wing Extremist


Trump denies top adviser Bannon is 'racist' or right-wing extremist

NEW YORK, , (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Nov, 2016 ) - President-elect Donald Trump denied Tuesday allegations defended his choice of Steve Bannon as chief strategist, pushing back against suggestions that he is a far-right extremist.

"If I thought he was a racist or alt-right or any of the things, the terms we could use, I wouldn't even think about hiring him," Trump told The New York Times on Tuesday, according to a tweet from Times journalist Maggie Haberman.