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Bannon arrested and in prison for fraud ...

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biba70 Thu 20-Aug-20 17:14:59

good, at last. Shame he has such dangerous allies in the UK- remember this

welbeck Thu 20-Aug-20 17:15:58

who what is bannon.

Urmstongran Thu 20-Aug-20 17:43:28

Many Americans think this is a hit job by the left.
Time will tell.

welbeck Thu 20-Aug-20 17:44:34

wasn't there a safe called bannon.

biba70 Thu 20-Aug-20 17:47:44

a great ally of Johnson too

suziewoozie Thu 20-Aug-20 17:52:12

Of course they do Urm - we all know the right can do no wrong

Urmstongran Thu 20-Aug-20 17:54:59

Didn't Hillary pay for Chelsea’s wedding from her "foundation"?

biba70 Thu 20-Aug-20 17:57:01

Whitewavemark2 Thu 20-Aug-20 18:00:51


Didn't Hillary pay for Chelsea’s wedding from her "foundation"?

??Try researching that accusation

welbeck Thu 20-Aug-20 18:00:52

half remembered; it is banham security, locks and safes etc.

suziewoozie Thu 20-Aug-20 18:07:27

Generally speaking WW those on the right do not research anything as well you know. They take after their idol and make it up as they go along

Whitewavemark2 Thu 20-Aug-20 18:10:17


Generally speaking WW those on the right do not research anything as well you know. They take after their idol and make it up as they go along

I can live in hope. Although will probably die in despair

MawB2 Thu 20-Aug-20 18:52:27


who what is bannon.

Steve Bannon is Donald Trump’s former top adviser who is widely seen as the mastermind of his rise to power. In August 2016 he was named chief executive of Trump’s 2016 presidential bid. He was later appointed chief strategist in the Trump administration before leaving a year later after falling foul of Trump and his family.
Steve Bannon's arrest shines a light on web of anti-immigration conservatives
Before working for Trump for Bannon co-founded the powerful and once influential far-right news site Breitbart News in 2007. Breitbart has published conspiracy theories and false claims and has been accused of promoting neo-Nazi and white supremacist ideology.
What are the charges he faces?
The acting US attorney Audrey Strauss of the southern district of New York said that Bannon and three other defendants “defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors, capitalizing on their interest in funding a border wall to raise millions of dollars, under the false pretense that all of that money would be spent on construction”.

Iam64 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:02:58

Thanks MawB2 for that brief and accurate summary of exactly who the Bannon is.

Urmstongran - he's a bliddy right wing, dangerous man. Answer that rather than dragging accusations about Hilary Clinton and telling us what we know, that Trumps deluded, right wing, racist, white supremacist core supporters will say , ie that this is some kind of 'left wing' hit job. All I can say is, if so, it couldn't happen to a nicer man.

biba70 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:07:16

Apart from Farage, he has strong links to Rees Mogg and Johnson - and also Tomi Robinson. What a mix.

MawB2 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:12:16

AKA Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon (born 27 November 1982),(as well as bring known as Tommy Robinson) the British far-right and anti-Islam activist who is the co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League, and later served as a political advisor to former UKIP leader Gerard Batten.

MawB2 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:13:05

“Being known” not “bring known” oops!

Urmstongran Thu 20-Aug-20 19:21:38

The timing suits the Democrats though? Right before the election. Hmm.

biba70 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:24:03

Does that make a difference to his fraud- and the UK links? No. Hmmm not.

Whitewavemark2 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:25:07


The timing suits the Democrats though? Right before the election. Hmm.

I know you support the right, but I didn’t understand just how far right your politics is.

GillT57 Thu 20-Aug-20 19:28:04

oh give up Urm, or we will all start thinking you are a right wing nut job. Bannon is a nasty piece of work, manipulative and malevolent, just google him. I judge a man by the company he keeps, and boy, do I judge him! He always reminds me of the 'smoking man' in the shadows of the picture in The X Files.....

growstuff Thu 20-Aug-20 19:28:25

Steve Bannon with one of his best mates.

growstuff Thu 20-Aug-20 19:29:23

And again ... Bannon is second from the left.

growstuff Thu 20-Aug-20 19:35:50

More about Bannon and UK links ...

growstuff Thu 20-Aug-20 19:50:29

Another picture of Bannon and his mate ...