Bannon Gets the Boot From the National Security Council

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White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council. The reshuffling is said to have been orchestrated by Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, who was appointed National Security Adviser after General Michael Flynn was forced to resign due to his communications with Russia. 

Shannon Greenformer senior director for global engagement on the National Security Council from 2013-2015 and the current director of the Human Rights Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the significance of Bannon's removal.