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In photos: the rise and fall of Steve Bannon

President Trump fired Bannon as chief White House strategist on Friday, ending weeks of speculation about his political future. Bannon will be returning to ultra-conservative Breitbart News where he originally rose to fame. His career includes a long list of scandals, ranging from domestic violence allegations to close connections with white supremacist and anti-Semitic groups, as well as his propagating of conspiracy theories against Hillary and Bill Clinton.
Por: Univision
Publicado: 18 Aug | 01:19 PM EDT
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Bannon, 62, who named CEO of the Trump campaign in August 2016 after the resignation of Paul Manafort. He joined Kellyanne Conway at the head of the Trump campaign. (Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Bannon was president of Breitbart News, a website considered as the media arm of the so-called Alt-Right, or alternative right, an ill-defined movement of ultranationalists with links to white supremacists. (Getty Images)
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Among his credentials: Bannon is a former naval officer, banker and Hollywood producer. He graduated with a master's degree in National Security from Georgetown University and holds an MBA from Harvard. He worked with Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs and has funded and produced conservative films such as the documentary The Undefeated, which followed the career of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. (Getty Images)
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Bannon was accused of domestic violence in 1996 after his ex-wife claimed he attacked her. She also stated in a 2007 divorce statement that he made anti-Semitic remarks and did not want to send his daughters to a Jewish school, an accusation Bannon denied. Seen here next to Trump's Jewish son-in-law, Jared Kushner. (Getty Images)
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The titles of some recent Breitbart articles give an idea of its incendiary tone. Some examples are: "Political correctness protects Muslim rape culture," and "Grandmother who was violently raped by an immigrant on deathbed." (Getty Imges)
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Under Bannon's direction, Breitbart served to promote pro-Trump, anti-immigrant and especially anti-Muslim groups. The site was criticized by politicans across the political spectrum, including Hillary Clinton, who attacked its close ties to ultra nationalist groups and the so-called 'alt-right.'. (Bannon interviewing Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr.). (Getty Images)
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In August 2016, The Guardian reported that Bannon had an active voter registration at a house in Miami-Dade County, Florida, which was empty and was due to be demolished. The strategist changed his address of record after the controversy. The Breitbart site has promoted the theory of mass electoral fraud and election rigging. (Getty Images)
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As CEO of Trump's campaign, Bannon played a role in the shadows and gave few interviews. He is credited with advising the the then Republican candidate to sharpen his anti-immigrant, anti-establishment message, as well as promoting conspiracy theories against Hillary Clinton. (Getty Images)
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The nominations of Bannon and Reince Priebus to top White House positions raised issues of the balance of forces between the Trump campaign team and the Republican party. Several leading white supremacists praised the selection of Bannon. Now both Priebus and Bannon are gone. (Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images | Univision