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Select Committee Subpoena’s Trump Over Jan. 6 Siege of Capitol
Congress
Select Committee Subpoena’s Trump Over Jan. 6 Siege of Capitol
2022-10-21 19:50:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol formally issued a subpoena to former President Donald Trump on Friday, potentially setting the stage for a landmark court battle likely to end in the... Read More

Law
Steve Bannon Sentenced to Jail for Contempt of Congress
2022-10-21 17:00:42
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon was sentenced to four months in jail Friday in the first criminal conviction for contempt of Congress since the Watergate scandal of the early 1970s. Bannon had been a political strategist for former President Donald Trump... Read More

Law
Bannon Found Guilty of Defying Congressional Subpoena
2022-07-22 20:32:49
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A jury in Washington, D.C., Friday found former Trump White House Adviser Stephen K. Bannon guilty on two counts of contempt of Congress after refusing to comply with a subpoena from the House Select Committee to Investigate the... Read More

Law
Prosecutors Select Jury in Bannon Contempt Trial
2022-07-18 23:30:30
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors were promising a quick trial of former Trump administration advisor Steve Bannon after choosing a jury in the case Monday in Washington, D.C. Bannon is being prosecuted on two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to... Read More

In The News
Trump Trade Advisor Indicted for Contempt for Refusing to Testify About Capitol Riot
2022-06-03 20:10:56
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Former Trump administration trade advisor Peter Navarro was indicted Friday on charges of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. An investigation by a House committee revealed Navarro... Read More

Congress
Select Committee on Jan. 6 Threatens Meadows With Contempt
2021-12-07 22:16:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol says it will launch criminal charges on former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows if he refuses to cooperate with the probe. Meadows, who has been... Read More

Justice
Steve Bannon Indicted On Two Counts of Contempt of Congress
2021-11-12 22:05:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a longtime advisor to former President Donald Trump, has been indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 siege on... Read More

Congress
House Votes to Recommend Contempt Charges Against Bannon
2021-10-22 13:38:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has voted to recommend that Steve Bannon, a long-time aide to former President Donald Trump, be held in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 siege on... Read More

Congress
House to Vote on Bannon Contempt as Justice Decision Looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan.... Read More

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