The news is out: [Stephen Bannon pleaded not guilty at an initial court appearance Thursday following conspiracy charges related to an alleged scheme to launder money from a fundraising organization aimed at building a privately funded wall along the southern border.
A federal magistrate judge agreed to release him on a $5 million bond with certain travel restrictions.
The former top White House adviser is accused of assisting in a scheme to funnel money from the nonprofit We Build The Wall to cover his own personal expenses and to pay an undisclosed salary to the campaign’s founder, Brian Kolfage.
We Build The Wall has raised more than $25 million in its crowdfunding campaign and has begun construction on private land.]
My uncle Bannon should have never been indicted. Period. A bunch of idiots sent him free money with no expectation of anything in return. If he chooses to spend some on himself is fine with me. The same is being done in all churches around the world and, so far, no pastor or evangelist has been indicted.