Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s newly appointed top White House aide, once objected to his twin daughters going to school with “whiny brat” Jews, court documents revealed.
The incoming president’s future right hand man complained that there were too many Jewish students at the Archer School for Girls, an elite private school in Los Angeles because many Jewish students were enrolled at the elite institution.
“The biggest problem he had with Archer is the number of Jews that attend,” Bannon’s ex-wife Mary Louise Piccard said in a 2007 court declaration during their contentious divorce.
The outrageous comments were first reported by the New York Daily News.
“He said that he doesn’t like the way they raise their kids to be ‘whiny brats’ and that he didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews,” Piccard wrote.
Bannon complained that another elite school had too “many Hanukkah books” in its library.
Bannon denies making the remarks and pointed out that his daughter wound up attending the Archer school.
Critics say Bannon turned the conservative Breitbart News site into an outlet for racist and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
This story "Steve Bannon Didn’t Want Children Going to School With ‘Whiny’ Jews" was written by Forward Staff.