White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, bashed as the face of the racist alt-right in the White House, is leaving the Trump administration, say news reports.

ABC News said a source close to the former Hollywood exec the resignation was effective on Aug. 14, exactly one year after he joined the Trump campaign.

“Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with Bannon, according to one senior White House official,” ABC News said.

“Bannon has clashed with virtually every top official in the White House. Atop his list of in-house detractors are senior adviser Jared Kushner, national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and the new chief of staff, Gen. John Kelly.”

Business Insider noted Bannon’s series of interviews this week with The New York Times, The American Prospect and The Washington Post.

“It was in those interviews, particularly with The Prospect, that Bannon appeared to seal his fate, if he hadn’t already tenured his resignation,” BI said.

“Bannon lashed out at National Economic Council Chair Gary Cohn, contradicted the president on North Korea, and called the white nationalist movement a ‘collection of clowns’ and ‘losers.’ He also said he hopes Democrats ‘talk about racism every day.'”

Bannon said: “The longer they talk about identity politics, I got ’em. I want them to talk about racism every day. If the left is focused on race and identity, and we go with economic nationalism, we can crush the Democrats.”

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