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Steve Bannon Sentenced to Jail for Contempt of Congress
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 Asks Court to Toss Contempt Verdict
2022-08-05 21:12:01
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Former Trump Advisor Steve Bannon is asking a federal judge to throw out the guilty verdict against him on a contempt of Congress charge, claiming a pretrial decision barring him from calling members of Congress as witnesses violated... 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

Law
Trump Advisor Bannon Loses Motion to Delay His Trial on Contempt Charge
2022-07-12 16:19:27
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Former Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon lost out Monday in his attempt to delay his trial for contempt of Congress until mid-October. He said in his petition to U.S. District Court that recent hearings of the House... Read More

Jan. 6
Bannon Ready to Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee
2022-07-11 13:33:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Former Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon says he’s now ready to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol and testify at one of its... Read More

Law
Trump Advisor Bannon Seeks a Trial Delay on Contempt Charge
2022-07-01 21:55:13
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Former Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon is asking a Washington, D.C., federal judge to delay his trial for contempt of Congress after recent hearings of the House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the... Read More

Law
Judge Rules Bannon Must Face Criminal Contempt Trial
2022-06-15 22:58:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon must face trial on criminal contempt of Congress charges stemming from his refusal to cooperate with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on Capitol Hill. In a... Read More

Congress
House Democrats File Amicus Brief in Steve Bannon Prosecution
2022-05-11 23:46:07
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats are trying to intervene in the upcoming trial of Trump advisor Steve Bannon to counter his request to a federal court to dismiss charges against him for contempt of Congress. They have prepared an amicus... Read More

Justice
Bannon Accused of Trying to Orchestrate Trial by Media
2021-11-29 19:43:11
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors on Sunday accused former Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon of trying to defend against the criminal charges he faces through the media instead of federal court. They said in a court filing that Bannon wants to share... Read More

In The News
Trump Ally Bannon Talks Tough After Court Appearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon appeared before a judge to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from Congress' Jan. 6 committee, then declared combatively outside court that he was “taking on the Biden regime” in fighting the... 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

Congress
Jan. 6 Panel Sets Vote on Contempt Charges Against Bannon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel's subpoena on Thursday.  The chairman of the... Read More

In The News
Ex-Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Charged in Border Wall Scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed... Read More

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