'Hole' In Bannon's Pardon May Leave Room For New Charges

Law360 (January 22, 2021, 5:54 PM EST) -- Former President Donald Trump's midnight pardon for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon covers existing charges in his border wall fund fraud case, according to a copy of the pardon released by the U.S. Department of Justice on Saturday, but experts say it does not shield him from further prosecution — even in the same case.

Bannon was pardoned late Tuesday for federal wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy charges tied to the $25 million We Build The Wall fundraiser after prosecutors said he pocketed more than $1 million despite promising that "100%" of the funds would go toward a Mexico...

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