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]( 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. ![[steve-bannon.png]] ## Federally charged with: - Contempt of [[Congress]] -- [convicted Oct, 2021]( 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]]