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Bannon Says He Rebuffed Qatari Efforts to Meet Him Last Year

  • Middle East efforts to influence administration under scrutiny
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Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former political strategist, said he was aware that Qatar was making efforts to meet with him last year as part of a broader campaign to influence the administration, but he said he rebuffed them.

“I knew the Qataris were looking to sit down with me,” Bannon said in an interview in Prague. “I never met with any of them.”