Markets Breathe Easier After Trump Dumps Bannon Not Cohn

FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa. Bannon says there’s no military solution to North Korea’s threats and says the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Reports from multiple news services are telegraphing the firing of Steve Bannon, and markets are breathing easier.  The prospect of losing former Goldman Sachs star Cohen roiled markets, and many market watchers believe sacrificing Bannon is perfect timing.

Tune back as we get more information on Bannon and Cohen, as we are getting our information from reliable sources. This is what we have to date..

Conservative internet news mogul Matt Drudge reported Friday that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving the White House.

Drudge tweeted Friday that Bannon “had one hell of a run…” He led his website with the headline “BANNON OUT AT WHITE HOUSE,” but did not provide any additional details.

Drudge has a close relationship with administration officials and has visited President Donald Trump’s White House.

The news came as rumors of Bannon’s departure reached a fever pitch in recent days and hours

This is a developing story.

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