Aug 31, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Bannon trial set for May 24 in alleged border wall fundraising scheme

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, Aug. 20. Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will stand trial on May 24 next year along with defendants Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato and Timothy Shea, the Washington Post reports.

The big picture: Bannon was arrested and indicted earlier this month for allegedly defrauding donors in a $25 million border wall fundraising campaign. All four men have pleaded not guilty and were released on bond.

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