On the heels of Bannon's ousting, Trump's scheduled to visit Nevada

LAS VEGAS - President Donald Trump hasn't been to Nevada since taking office, but next week, he'll be in the Silver State.

President Trump will visit phoenix Tuesday before heading to Reno to address an American Legion Convention on Wednesday.
   
Trump's visit comes nearly a year to the day after then Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton spoke in the city of Reno denouncing the alt-right movement.

"The de-facto merger between Breitbart and the Trump campaign represents a landmark achievement for this group," said Clinton."

At the time, Trump had just brought Breitbart CEO Steve Bannon into his campaign.  Bannon transitioned to a senior advisor role after Trump took office, but that position was short lived because Bannon was fired Friday.
   
Bannon and Breitbart have been tied to the alt-right movement, which had a hand in the violence in Charlottesville, VA last Saturday.
   
Trump's response to that violence took different tones throughout the week, sparking fierce debate among the Politics Now face off panel.

"He is wrong, and he is a racist, and he is inciting violence," said Annette Magnus!

Alan Stock: "Racist, and he's inciting violence?"
Magnus: "Absolutely."
Stock: "And this is why we have the problems in the country; because the left uses that over and over."

Prior to Friday's firing, 8 News NOW asked Senator Dean Heller whether or not Bannon should still be in the White House.

"Well, I don't control the White House staff, I only control my own," Sen. Heller, R-NV said.

Heller faces an already heated Republican Primary Race.  His relationship has been hot-and-cold with Trump, which leaves the door open for the President to possibly endorse challenger Danny Tarkanian.

"I haven't had an opportunity to speak with President Trump or any of his top advisors, so I have no idea what position he's going to take," said Tarkanian.

The President has already endorsed a candidate in one Senate primary, even taking to Twitter in favor of a candidate challenging Arizona Senator Jeff Flake.  No word on if that will happen again in Nevada.


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