Steve Bannon “the former aide of Donald Trump” had been found guilty in July on two counts of contempt for refusing to testify in Congress’ probe of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.
Steve Bannon a local vocal advocate and political strategist for the republican former president ‘Donald Trump’ was found guilty on two counts of contempt for refusing to testify.
Steve Bannon Sentence
Steve Bannon a sixty-eight-year-old was sentenced to prison as the department of justice urged the court on Monday. Less than 12 months of prison but a total of $200,000 fine indicating he delayed the proceedings hinting he might co-operate.
The department puts;
“Steve Bannon has pursued a bad-faith strategy of defiance and contempt”.
Bannon demands probation after he had rejected the congressional subpoena on the advice of his lawyers. Nevertheless, Steve Bannon runs a website for streaming political commentary website. He requested also that the court place a hold on the implementation of any sentence so that he can easily appeal the verdict.
“Steve Bannon respectfully asserts that a sentence of incarceration would violate his constitutional right”.
An investigation that was conducted by the special House committee shows that he knows the plan by hard-line Trump supporters to attack the capitol on January 6 to prevent Joe Biden ‘the democrat’ from being confirmed by the next president.
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The Justice Department said;
“The rioters who overran the Capitol on January 6 did not just attack a building. They assaulted the rule of law upon which this country was built and through which it endures. By flouting the Select Committee’s subpoena and its authority, the defendant exacerbated that assault.”
Briefing About Steve Bannon
Steve Bannon is one of the people behind Trump’s original presidential campaign and victory in 2016. For Trump’s first 7 months, he served in the white house as a chief strategist.
He left because of the conflict he had with the staffers.
Ban on was charged together with others with wire fraud and money laundering in 2020. Others also were guilty of the scheme before leaving office in January 2021. Trump then, issued a blanket pardon for Steve, which leads to the dismissal of the charges against him.
It is a tough journey for Steve Bannon, nevertheless, he knows what he is doing. He spent some time with Trump and Time does it.