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Steve Bannon’s Irish Ancestors Arrived to US after Great Hunger

Posted by Jean-Yves on Aug 27, 2020

Raised in a “blue-collar, Irish Catholic, pro-Kennedy” family, Bannon’s great-great-grandfather arrived to the United States in 1850.

Steven Bannon who is currently on bail having been arrested for fraud, in relation to the fake We Build the Wall project, aimed at securing the United States border. As someone who, as Donald Trump’s chief strategist, until 2017, voice fervently anti-immigrant views however ironically his own great-great-grandfather, Lawrence Bannon arrived to America, from Ireland, just after the Great Hunger in 1850.

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