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Trump blasts Bannon over book, says ex-aide 'lost his mind'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted his former chief strategist ahead of the release of a new, unflattering book that paints the president as juvenile and his White House as chaotic.

Trump, in the statement, said that Steve Bannon "has nothing to do with me or my Presidency" and charges that: "When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind."

"Steve doesn't represent my base_he's only in it for himself," Trump says.

The statement comes in

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