Mistrial declared in ‘We Build the Wall’ fraud case against Bannon associate, days after holdout juror alleges ‘government witch hunt’ and liberal bias

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A Manhattan judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case against a Steve Bannon associate accused of siphoning donations from the “We Build the Wall” fund — after a deadlocked jury said it couldn’t overcome ideological differences. The mistrial comes after the jury deliberated for more than 30 hours whether Colorado businessman Timothy Shea was guilty of stealing contributions from the $25 million raised by ex-President Donald Trump’s supporters. The fund aimed to privately finance a portion of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump’s signature immigration policy. On Thursday, th…

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