Pressing Miller on the latter topic, Tapper rattled off several issues Bannon had a hand in, such as the Muslim travel ban and the decisions to pull out of the Paris climate accord and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He also spared no love for Trump's daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.
Bannon said he regretted that his "delay in responding to the inaccurate reporting regarding Don Jr has diverted attention" from Trump's achievement. White House officials said Sunday that there was no immediate desire to accept his apology, though one added that Trump had harbored an inexplicable soft spot for Bannon for months, even as his allies told him to dump the former chief strategist. He returned to the fray on Sunday as he prepared to leave Camp David, the presidential retreat in rural Maryland, to return to Washington after meetings with Republican lawmakers and members of his cabinet.
"I've had to put up with the Fake News from the first day I announced that I would be running for President".
Miller dismissed both Bannon and Wolff's credibility, saying the author was a "garbage author of a garbage book", and that claims in the book were "a pile of trash".
Now that Russian collusion, after one year of intense study, has proven to be a total hoax on the American public, the Democrats and their lapdogs, the Fake News Mainstream Media, are taking out the old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence.
The conversation further devolved as the CNN newsman tried asking the aide about Bannon's role in the White House and also about a letter Miller helped draft that articulated reasons to fire FBI Director James Comey, a move Trump made in May.
Miller ducked Tapper's other questions about Trump's recent tweets, Bannon's influence on Trump's presidency and policy and a New York Times report in September 2017 that Miller in May helped compose a list of reasons to fire James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The president later said on Twitter that Tapper "just got destroyed in his interview" with Miller.
"He delivers policy outcomes based on the information that we provide him", Pompeo said in a separate interview on CBS's "Face the Nation".