PressTV-White House tosses out Bannon’s apology

The White House has rejected an attempt by US President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, to take back incendiary remarks about the president and his family.

Bannon came under fire from Trump last week after accusing his son, Donald Jr., of “treason” for meeting a Russian lawyer during the heat of the 2016 US presidential election, which consequently fueled speculations about a high-profile probe into Trump’s ties with Russia.

The firebrand journalist, who lost many of his Republican endorsements over the damaging remarks, finally broke his silence on Sunday and expressed “regret” for his remarks.

However, the White House gave Bannon the cold shoulder, as Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Monday that there was no chance Trump would take back his former ally.

“I don’t believe there is any way back for Mr. Bannon at this point,” Gidley told reporters onboard Air Force One. “I just don’t think…

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