Apr 8, 2018 - Technology

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower: Bannon wanted data for alt-right candidates

Christopher Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee who sounded the alarm on the firm illicitly obtaining user data from Facebook, told Meet the Press' Chuck Todd that Steve Bannon "absolutely wanted to use [the data] for Republican candidates ... [and] alt-right candidates in the United States."

What's next: Wylie also said he's been contacted by American authorities — both from Congress and the Department of Justice — and that he plans to cooperate with them as they investigate Russia's role in the 2016 election.

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