Bannon, who has in theory resigned from his (cough) "news outlet", has denied he has any control over Breitbart "reporting" negative things about other White House staffers.
Earlier this month, Trump made a decision to remove Bannon from the National Security Council, which White House officials said was not a sign of a diminished role for the controversial chief political strategist.
"I had already beaten all the senators and all the governors, and I didn't know Steve", the president said. "I'm my own strategist".
After having a big impact late in Trump's campaign right through the early days of his presidency, Bannon is reportedly losing favor with his boss. He said his warring senior officials, including Bannon, must "straighten it out or I will". That said, these latest comments sound like a not-so-subtle way of Trump telling Bannon he may want to start updating his resume.
Bannon's waning influence, surrounding the disagreement he voiced over the missile strike on Syria, is buzzing in the media. It is no secret that Cohen is a Democrat in Trump's White House.
In Monday's Politico piece the correspondent refers to the "West Wing ideological war" and Abram's "delight" that some in the White House are "picking sides against Bannon".
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"I'm an admirer of Steve Bannon and the Trump family", Sessions said during an interview with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham.
But the Trump White House also has a demonstrated history of distancing itself from and downplaying the roles of aides who turn out to be liabilities.
Trump has made keeping auto manufacturing jobs in the US a theme, needling those and other companies that planned to move operations out of the country.
"He's not going anywhere", But he adds, "Bannon should not go anywhere either because of what he represents to the voter".
The Russian story, given congressional inquiries and the ongoing FBI investigation, has the potential to be a ticking bomb within the Trump White House.
As for Bannon, before joining the campaign last summer as its chief executive officer, he was informally advising Trump.
As tense as all these situations have been and will be going forward for the 36-year-old property developer, it's Mr Kushner's dealings with Russian officials that may put him in the sharpest spotlight.