In an exclusive interview with Four Corners, Mr Bannon identified Australia as the “canary in the mineshaft” — a warning of the consequences of not standing up to China.
“Australia can show you when good and decent people kind of play by the rules and the next thing they look around and many of the economic resources and economic assets of a country are owned by another country,” he said.
- Mr Bannon plans on taking his economic nationalist message to Australia before the next election
- He says Mr Trump confronting China was key to his successful appeal to voters
- He rejects the idea his ideology is racist, saying US workers are ‘finally standing up for themselves’