Former White House strategist Steve Bannon (Image: AP/Alex Brandon, File)

And what Trump's gonna do, is just declare victory. Right? He's gonna declare victory. But that doesn't mean he's a winner. [Bannon chuckles] He's just gonna say he's a winner.

Two months before the January 6 US Capitol riots, Donald Trump’s one-time trusted adviser Steve Bannon predicted what the then president would do if he lost the election. US investigative news outlet Mother Jones published excerpts of the nearly hour-long meeting that took place on October 31, 2020, between Bannon and a group of associates.

Here’s a taste of what was in the tape: