Beehive Blunders
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Beehive Blunders

Candidate for Congress helped raise money for Bannon’s fraud

News broke today that Burgess Owens, the GOP candidate for Congress in Utah’s 4th congressional district, helped fundraise for Steve Bannon’s “Build the Wall” project during a 2019 telethon. Earlier this week, Bannon — a former Trump chief strategist and former executive chairman of Breitbart — was arrested for defrauding “hundreds of thousands of donors in connection with an online crowdfunding campaign known as ‘We Build the Wall’ that raised more than $25 million.” (More info here.)

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Rhett Wilkinson

Rhett Wilkinson

Rhett has won 13 journalism awards over 5 years. Formerly of B/R, Screen Rant, & Patch. Successful pro se litigant and a “big city cousin,” per a rural paper.