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Steve Bannon Endorses Zeldin, Describes Zeldin as “Key To MAGA Victory”


For Immediate Release: September 9, 2022

Steve Bannon Endorses Zeldin, Describes Zeldin as “Key To MAGA Victory”

NEW YORK, NY - Less than two months before Election Day, the far-right fringes of the Republican Party, including Breitbart co-founder and chief strategist to the Trump administration, Steve Bannon, are flocking to boost Lee Zeldin’s faltering campaign.

Bannon, dubbed “the Great Manipulator,” served as chief executive of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and chief strategist and senior counselor for the Trump White House. 

This week, Bannon weighed in on the New York governor’s race by praising Zeldin as a “MAGA key to victory” on the conservative social media platform Gettr. 

Like Zeldin, Bannon is also embroiled in a fraud scandal. Yesterday, Bannon surrendered to authorities after facing criminal charges for allegedly defrauding Americans who contributed to the construction of Trump’s southern border wall. 

“The far-right Trump wing of the Republican Party is coming out in full force to boost their fellow extremist, Lee Zeldin,” said New York State Democratic Chairman Jay S. Jacobs. “New Yorkers can’t afford the dangerous Zeldin-Trump agenda that is too extreme for our state.”  

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