Bannon Tries Backing Away From Explosive Comments

Stephen K. Bannon, who is quoted in a new book calling Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians in 2016 “treasonous,” said that Mr. Trump was “both a patriot and a good man.”

Top Trump Adviser Continues Assault on Bannon in Heated TV Interview

The president’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, said comments by Stephen K. Bannon in a new book were “out of touch with reality,” “vindictive” and “grotesque.”

San Juan Mayor Rebukes White House Over Response in Puerto Rico

Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor, said it was “irresponsible” of the head of Homeland Security to call the government’s response so far a good news story.