NEW YORK (AP) — The three men charged along with former White House strategists Steve Bannon in a scheme to skim off donations to a project to build a border wall came together through a shared a devotion to Donald Trump and a rich, sometimes checkered, history of trying to make money off his political movement.

One is an Iraq war veteran who ran news sites stoking right-wing rage.

Another owns a company that sells Trump-themed energy drinks.

And a third is an ex-columnist for Breitbart and an entrepreneur who has left a trail of failed businesses.

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