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Steve Bannon does nationalist victory lap — in Italy

Steve Bannon in Europe
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The 5 Star Movement and the League agreed on a new cabinet Thursday, and after vetoing the last proposal from the populist parties, President Sergio Matarella signed off.

One happy man: Steve Bannon has been in Italy in recent days promoting the coalition-in-waiting. Sources tell Axios he met with Matteo Salvini, the leader of the League, in March and encouraged him to partner with Five Star.