Steve Bannon Declares New Holiday: 'MAGA Day'

From now on, Trump supporters will celebrate Nov. 8 as if it were Bastille Day, he says
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2017 8:24 AM CST
Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Trump, speaks during an event in Manchester, NH, on Thursday.   (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

(Newser) – Steve Bannon is a busy man these days, given the one-year anniversary of President Trump's election victory. Among the speeches and interviews he's given is a sit-down with the New York Times, in which he declares a new holiday of sorts. "We celebrated today in the Trump movement as MAGA Day," he said of Nov. 8 and the Trump acronym for "Make America Great Again." "Right? A high holy day. ... And we'll celebrate it like Bastille Day going forward." Click for video of the interview, in which he says that this era "will be looked at as a revolt of working-class people of both parties." (Previously, Bannon spoke of GOP candidate Ed Gillespie's loss in Virginia: "You can't fake the Trump agenda.")

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