|The Brink : When Steve Bannon left his position as White House chief strategist less than a week after the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally in August twenty seventeen, he
was already a notorious figure in Trump's inner circle, and for bringing a far-right ideology into the highest echelons of American politics. Unconstrained by an official post -
though some say he still has a direct line to the White House - he became free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker, turning his controversial brand of nationalism
into a global movement.