Bannon warned President Trump about firing James Comey: report

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly warned his boss about the backlash that came with firing former FBI Director James Comey.

In a book excerpt was published by New York Magazine, an unnamed White House official was quoted in the piece and said,

Bannon told President Trump quote, "You can't fire the FBI."

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According to the author of the book, Joshua Green, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner disagreed with Bannon and pushed Trump to fire Comey.

The president fired Comey back in May which lead to Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian election interference.