US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP

Trump dumps chief strategist Steve Bannon from US National Security Council

Shakeup reinstating chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to council, a day before Trump summit with Xi Jinping, is seen as a victory for national security adviser H.R. McMaster

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US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (L) with chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who has been removed from the key National Security Council in a reorganisation a day before the US leader meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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