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Breitbart Chief Steve Bannon Named Chief Strategist, Senior Counselor to Donald Trump

stephen-bannon-e1472649848595-650x437President-elect Donald Trump has not only named Reince Priebus as his White House Chief of Staff, he has also confirmed that Steve Bannon will be named as his senior counselor.

Bannon is the chief of the news website Brietbart, though he has taken time off in recent months to work as CEO of the Trump campaign, He and Priebus were among those thought to be the most likely people to become Trump’s chief of staff.

In a statement from the Trump campaign, the mogul said the partnership will lead to and “effective leadership team” that will “transform the federal government, making it much more efficient, effective and productive.”

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