Steve Bannon Beat Ex-Wife For ‘Making Noise’ While Feeding Their Twins

Rachel Maddow shared the disturbing details of the 1996 domestic violence incident involving President Trump’s top aide, Steve Bannon, as the perpetrator.

Steve Bannon

It’s not just Andrew Puzder.

President Donald Trump has another cabinet member who has faced domestic violence allegations by his former wife: Steve Bannon, the former executive of far right-wing Breitbart News Network and a notorious white nationalist.

That’s right. One of Trump’s most trusted advisers – White House chief strategist – Bannon, was also accused of beating his wife 21 years ago.

He reportedly faced charges of misdemeanor domestic violence, battery and dissuading a witness in early January 1996, after he allegedly grabbed his then-wife, Mary Louise Piccard, by the “throat and arm,” and smashed her phone when she tried to call 911.

However, more disturbing details of the alleged incident emerged this week when MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow read the Santa Monica police report of the assault involving Bannon on her show.

The alleged assault took place on Jan. 1, 1996, early in the morning, when Piccard got up to feed their seven-month-old twins and Bannon got upset at her “for making some noise.”

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, special correspondent at AJ+, posted details of the police report shared by Maddow on his Twitter account.










The charges against Bannon were dropped after, Piccard claimed, his lawyer threatened her, telling her if Bannon went to jail, she “would have no money and no way to support the children.”

Puzder withdrew his nomination as labor secretary after a decades-old Ophrah Winfrey tape raising allegations of domestic abuse by his ex-wife resurfaced.

However, not a lot of attention has been paid to the domestic abuse accusations against Bannon who is making and influencing key policy decisions of the new administration.

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