Senator Armando Siri was the first Lega politician to meet Bannon when he began courting links to the far-right party in 2018.
An alliance of far-right Italian politicians, Putin-affiliated Russians, and anti-LGBT activists from the US are gathering in an Italian city at the heart of the war on women.
The law strips legal immigration status from tens of thousands of people already in the country.
A crumbling medieval village was rebuilt by a mayor who welcomed immigrants with open arms. That’s made him a target of Italy’s populist government, and a reluctant hero of the left.