Trump’s campaign committee paid Bannon’s political consultancy $28,000 in January

President Trump’s campaign committee paid more than $28,000 in January to Bannon Strategic Advisors, the firm of his chief strategist Stephen Bannon, a Federal Election Committee filing on Friday shows.

The expenditures shows a total of $28,150.54 was paid to the firm on Jan. 25 for “administrative assistant/secretarial [services]”.

Bannon disclosed earlier this month that he made at least $1.3 million in income last year, nearly $500,000 of which was made from his consulting firm. He also held millions of dollars in assets, including $5 million to $25 million in assets with the company. According to the financial disclosure form, he agreed to sell his stakes in Glittering Steel and Cambridge Analytica. All told, Bannon disclosed assets valued between $13 million and $56 million.

While he’s serving in the White House, Bannon will only receive “passive income” from his consulting firm and Breitbart News, where he served as executive chairman up until he joined Trump’s presidential campaign.

This post originally appeared on Washington Examiner


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