Watch: Steve Bannon melts down over people 'persecuting' him as he surrenders on new charges
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Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon claimed he was being persecuted as he surrendered to New York authorities in connection to a fund-raising operation that claimed it would build a wall on the southern border.

In video shared by ABC on Thursday, Bannon is greeted by an officer as he arrives at the courthouse in New York.

The video shows Bannon ranting about the "irony" of a New York City delegation visiting the border on the same day that he is indicted.

"They're persecuting people!" he shouts in the video.

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New York Attorney General Letitia James is expected to hold a press conference at 1:00 PM — just minutes before Bannon's arraignment.

Watch the video below or at this link.

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