Facebook declined to comment on the leaked meeting recording, but company spokesperson Andy Stone told Reuters that Bannon could be banned "if there are additional violations". Right. I'd put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats. "You either get with the program or you are gone", Bannon said in the video, which has since been removed from Facebook but his page still remains active.
'I'd actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England, ' said Bannon. In May he responded to Twitter's decision to fact-check his inaccurate tweets about voter fraud by writing that "Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices" and said "we will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen".
Twitter banned Bannon last week over the same content.
The coronavirus could nonetheless remain endemic for a long time, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said at an event organized by Chatham House, a United Kingdom think tank.
Avaaz said seven of the largest pages had amassed almost 2.5 million followers.
Earlier this week Facebook removed a series of pages connected to Mr Bannon, claiming they used "inauthentic behavior tactics to artificially boost how many people saw their content".
The Facebook CEO has faced criticism from his employees before for his unwillingness to take a tougher stance against the Trump administration.
Fauci's comments came days after Pfizer released early results from its coronavirus vaccine trial, saying the vaccine is 90% effective in preventing the disease in volunteers who haven't had COVID-19, The New York Times reported.
The incoming administration was "not monolithic", Zuckerberg said. "Just because some people might talk in a way that's more antagonistic to us, it doesn't necessarily mean that speaks for what the whole group or whole administration is going to stand for". Bannon has dismissed the charges as politically motivated.
Bannon, who played a role in developing Trump's "America First" policy, served as chief White House strategist until August 2017 when Trump abruptly fired him.