Bannon Arrested in $25 Million Fraud Scheme

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Former Trump administration chief strategist Steve Bannon was charged with fraud by federal prosecutors in New York and taken into custody, Axios reports. Bannon, along with three others, allegedly defrauded donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for their own profit with a crowdfunding campaign called “We Build the Wall” that raked in over $25 million.

Bannon Held Campaign Rally and Nobody Showed

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Number of New York Republican candidates who showed up at a rally held by Stephen Bannon in a Buffalo fire station, the Guardian reports. “Bannon appeared in front of 200 people at a firehouse outside Buffalo, New York, ostensibly to campaign for Republicans based in the area. But in a visceral demonstration of just how far Bannon’s stock has fallen since leaving the White House 14 months ago, none of those Republicans running for office turned up.”