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Trump: ‘I Call My Own Shots … and Everyone Knows It’

By Nolan McCaskill, Politico:

President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to take issue with the portrayal of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon as the “shadow president,” tweeting that he, not Bannon, calls the shots “and everyone knows it.”

“Saturday Night Live” opened over the weekend with a skit of Alec Baldwin portraying the president in the Oval Office, where he was joined by Bannon, who appeared as the grim reaper and advised the president to act on his worst impulses with cold calls to foreign leaders.

“OK, Donald. That’s enough fun for tonight,” the grim reaper says as the segment comes to a close. “Can I have my desk back?”

“Yes, of course, Mr. President,” Baldwin as Trump replies. “I’ll go sit at my desk.”

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