By Evelyn Rupert | 26 August 2016
THE HILL — Donald Trump’s campaign CEO Steve Bannon’s ex-wife said in divorce proceedings that he didn’t want their daughters to attend a Los Angeles school because of “the number of Jews.”
The former Brietbart News executive’s ex-wife signed a court document in 2007, the New York Daily News reported, that Bannon was concerned about the effect Jewish students at the Archer School for Girls would have on their twins.
“The biggest problem he had with Archer is the number of Jews that attend,” read the woman’s June 2007 statement.
“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.”
The woman said that he asked for numbers on the population of Jewish students at a competing private school.
In a statement to BuzzFeed News, Bannon’s spokeswoman Alexandra Preate denied that he ever made such comments and said the girls did end up attending the school.
“Mr. Bannon said he never said anything like that and proudly sent the girls to Archer for their middle school and high school education,” Preate said. […]