Former advisor to [[Donald Trump]] who fleeces Trump supporters for money for a fake border wall project, tries to overthrow the government on January 6 in a [[seditious conspiracy]] plot, raises bail for Enrique Tarrio, and a smorgasboard of other despicable things.
Prior to working for Trump, Bannon helped co-found [right-wing](https://doctorparadox.net/tag/right-wing/) online news site [[Breitbart News]]. His acts were controversial, from resurrecting the "America First" fascist-sympathy slogan of the 1930s, to the Muslim travel ban, to the administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
## Federally charged with:
- Contempt of [[Congress]] -- [convicted Oct, 2021](https://www.justice.gov/usao-dc/pr/stephen-k-bannon-sentenced-four-months-prison-two-counts-contempt-congress) after being referred to the Justice Department
- felony money laundering (NY) -- pardoned
- felony conspiracy (NY) -- pardoned
- felony scheme to defraud (NY) -- pardoned
See also: [[America First Committee (AFC)]], [[climate change]]