Bannon’s Latest Cause: Head Of Fund For Exiled Businessman Probing Chinese Gov

on May 22, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Steve Bannon, the failed conservative media mogul and former chief strategist to President Trump, has embraced a new cause since vowing to unseat establishment Republicans in the midterms and then not actually doing it.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Bannon is working alongside Chinese businessman Guo Wengui and will oversee the Chinese government dissident’s $100 million effort to investigate abuse within the Chinese government. The fund is called the “Rule of Law Fund” and will apparently look into deaths and disappearances of well known officials in China, like executives and politicians.

During a press conference, Bannon — who is working for Guo voluntarily — emphasized that the effort was not associated with Trump or his administration, according to the WSJ. Bannon’s responsibilities will include overseeing operations and hiring staffers.

Guo is currently wanted for arrest in China.

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