Despite the rocky start and the fact that he’s not an O.G. Trump loyalist, Sean Spicer’s position as White House press secretary seems secure. How do we know this? Because the guy pulling the strings—that’s right, Steve Bannon himself—is making a big point of supporting him.
Mr. Bannon, the former chairman of Breitbart News, rarely speaks to reporters on the record. But he reached out to a reporter unprompted to praise Mr. Spicer after learning of this profile, a sign of the