“I want you to quote this. The media here is the opposition party. They don’t understand this country. They still do not understand why Donald Trump is the president of the US,” Bannon said.
One of Donald Trump‘s key advisers asked the US mainstream media to keep their mouths because the media were “humiliated” by the results of the general election and he described them several times as “the opposition party “Of the present administration.
“The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep their mouths shut and listen a little,” said Stephen K Bannon, White House chief strategist for President Donald Trump at the New York Times during a conference call.
“I do not understand why Donald Trump is the president of the United States,” Bannon said.
Bannon, who played a key role in Trump’s victory last November, said the elite media had everything wrong covering the campaign.
“The elite media have managed to make a mistake, 100% wrong,” Bannon said, calling it a “humiliating defeat that they will never wash, who will always be there.”
“Traditional media have not fired or ended anyone associated with the continuation of our campaign,” Bannon said.
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“Look at the Twitter feeds of these people: they were activists in the Clinton campaign. You were humiliated,” he said.
“The media have zero integrity, zero intelligence, and no hard work, you are the opposition party, not the Democratic Party, you are the opposition party, the media are the opposition party, he declares.
“The official newspaper of our beloved republic, the New York Times, should be absolutely ashamed and humiliated. They got 100 percent bad,” Bannon said.