Congressmen Ruben Gallego, Raúl Grijalva ask Donald Trump to rescind Steve Bannon appointment

Posted: 5:53 PM, Nov 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-16 21:14:58-05

More than 150 House Democrats, including Congressmen Ruben Gallego and Raúl Grijalva, want President-elect Donald Trump's chief strategist gone. 

In a letter sent to Trump Wednesday, House Democrats allege Steve Bannon, who Trump appointed to the chief strategist post Sunday , has white supremacist ties. 

"As the Executive Chairman of Breitbart News, Mr. Bannon has repeatedly and aggressive pushed stories that promote anti-Semitism, xenophobia and racism," part of the letter reads. "Unfortunately, your appointment of Stephen Bannon whose ties to the White Nationalist movement have been well-documented, directly undermines your ability to unite the country."

House Democrats want Trump to rescind Bannon's appointment, but no word yet on whether he will do so.