Trump responds to Bannon’s arrest
Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to trump, was arrested for defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors in a fundraising campaign. According to AFP news agency, trump responded that he had “no idea” about Bannon’s fund-raising activities.
AFP said trump told reporters in the White House Oval Office that “we have no idea about that project.” Trump said he felt “very bad” and called it “a sad thing.”.
In addition, trump also said that he had lost contact with Bannon for a long time, “I haven’t dealt with him for a long time, I haven’t dealt with him at all.”.
According to a previous report by the U.S. Bloomberg, the New York District prosecutor said in a statement that former U.S. President Trump’s former political adviser Bannon was arrested with three other people on suspicion of participating in the “we build a wall” project. The online donation program raised $25 million to build the U.S. southern border wall, but Bannon was accused of using the money for personal expenses, the statement said. According to the prosecutor, Bannon will appear in court on the afternoon of 20 local time.