Former White House chief strategist Steven Bannon on Sunday slammed the Koch network for comments made by its top officials over the weekend criticizing President Trump’s financial policies.
Though the Koch network has pledged to spend $400 million during the 2018 midterm elections, top Koch officials on Sunday said they will more aggressively target Republicans who do not adhere to free-market views on issues like spending and tariffs. Charles Koch, at a conference over the weekend, derided Trump’s aggressive trade policies, claiming they could hurt the U.S. economy.
Bannon said the Koch network does not “know how to win.”
“What they have to do is shut up and get with the program,” Bannon said in an interview with Politico. “And here’s the program: Ground game to support Trump’s presidency and program, [and] victory on Nov. 6.”
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