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Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

 

November 14, 2021



WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, has been indicted on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

The Justice Department said Friday that Bannon, 67, was indicted on one count for refusing to appear for a deposition last month and one count for refusing to provide documents in response to the committee's subpoena. Each count carries a minimum of 30 days of jail and as long as a year behind bars.

Bannon is expected to surre...



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