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The Bannon Factor: GOP Should Brace for ‘Bloody September’

The president's far-right base will delve into issues on DACA to the debt ceiling and the fight to support Trump's program is described as between "grassroots versus leadership"

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    While the White House is pushing tax reform and ending a program protecting young people brought to this country illegally, former Trump advisor Steve Bannon will begin a campaign against "globalists" in the administration, sources told NBC News.

    One source said Bannon is preparing to dig in on issues important to the president's supporters on the far-right, calling the campaign "bloody September."

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