Trump regroups after Bannon departure

After the fallout from Charlottesville and the forced resignation of his chief strategist, the president is looking to fire up his base at a rally in Arizona.
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President trump was watching and weighing in on Twitter from his golf club in bedminster. His comments last week drew ire. David Wright is with the president and has more. Including the firing of trump's senior adviser. Reporter: Good morning, Paula and Dan. The president is getting ready to head back to Washington, D.C. Tonight. Hard to believe this is the last day of his 17-day working vacation. Hard to recall another Prez E denl holiday that's been quite so tumultuous. Including the protests in Boston this weekend, one week after charlottesville. As these scenes played out on the streets of Boston, the president watched anxiously in bed I nster. Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston. Police Aring look tough and smart. Great job by all law enforcement officers and Boston mayor Marty Wal Walsh. The Boston major shot back sharply. Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart. Trump KINT take the bait. He tweeted, our great country hads been divided for decades. Trump's administration could be in need of healing, too. His former chief strategist, Steve Bannon in a new interview, said no administration in history has been so divided among itself. Later this week, the the president heads to Arizona for a political rally. Potentially courting controversy there. Donald Trump, our next president of the United States. Reporter: Trump has reportedly hinted he may pardon sheriff Joe arpaio. Great guy. Reporter: He fashioned himself America's toughest sheriff. He was found guilty of criminal contempt after defying a federal judge's order to stop racial profiling. He's due to be sentenced in October. Trump is also not on the best of terms with Arizona senators. This past week, Jeff flake criticized trump's response to charlottesville, and published an op Ed criticizing trump's immigration policy. Trump's relationship with Arizona's senior senator is is not much better. Not since John McCain gave the dramatic thumb's down on the Republican health care reform bill, ensuring its defeat in the senate. That Phoenix rally could be fireworks. Fireworks, David, thank you. And we want to head to our nation's capital. That's where we find Martha Raddatz. Busy prepping for an edition of "This week." Good morning to you. Always happy to be here. Good morning to you both. Regardless of why Steve Bannon left and who is responsible for his departure, let's go back to the quote. No administration in history has been so divided among itself. With Bannon gone is that likely to change the warring factions? The white house? I think it will change the dynamics in the white house. Look who you have left. A bunch of generals. Wall Street executives. And you have family. I think that group has certainly qu gotten along, gotten along better than they did with Steve Bannon there. We'll have to think about the influence Steve Bannon will have on the outside. He said if the Republican party on capitol hill gets behind the president on his plans and not theirs, it will all be sweetness and light. One big happy family. Bannon said he does not expect sweetness anytime soon. We'll have to look at his influence outside the white house. He's not been known as a purveyor of sweetness thus far. Let's talk about this week. Trump was reyou buicked by members of his own party, business leaders, military leaders. The Mork, "The New York Times" has a fascinating series of interviews with trump supporters. Carson Hix said let's be honest, the people who are currently outraged are the same people who have always been outraged. Do you see trump losing support among his base? I saw that story, as well. I have crisscrossed the country over the last year to talk to voters as well. That base, that core base remains very, very strong when you talk to voters pch I have heard quotes like the one you just gave me. This is who they elected. They look at Donald Trump. They think he's strong. Speaks his mind. They think the media is off base and elitist. I think that is representative. The problems he has are with those voters who couldn't decide in the end and finally went with president trump. Those are the voters who are now looking at him in some ways and saying, maybe I made a mistake. One of the most fascinating dynamics in America politics right now. Martha, thank you very much. A remind, Martha will have much more on charlottesville and the president's response later this morning on "This week." Time to move on to the solar eclipse.

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