Steve Bannon’s contempt conviction hailed by committee 1/6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was found guilty on Friday of contempt charges for defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the January 6 uprising at the US Capitol. Committee leaders called the verdict a “victory for the rule of law”. Bannon, 68, was found … Read more

Steve Bannon trial: Jury selection set to begin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The contempt of Congress trial of former Trump adviser Steve Bannon will stretch into a second day after lawyers worked through a long session Monday trying to select a jury with no preconceived opinions. Bannon faces criminal charges after months of refusing to cooperate with House committee inquiry into the Capitol insurrection … Read more

Trial set to begin for ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of Steve Bannon, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump who faces charges of criminal contempt of Congress after months of refusing to cooperate with the house committee inquiry into the Capitol insurrection of January 6, 2021. Bannon is charged in … Read more

Steve Bannon says he’s ready to testify before Jan. 6 panel after Trump waives claim to executive privilege

Former President Trump said he waived executive privilege to allow Steve Bannon to testify before the Jan. 6 committee, according to a letter he sent to his former adviser on Saturday. What’s new: The Justice Department says Trump attorney Justin Clark told the DOJ on June 29 “that the former president never claimed executive privilege … Read more

Trump mulls waiving executive privilege claim for Bannon: report

Former President Trump is considering waiving his claims of executive privilege to allow his former senior adviser, Steve Bannon, to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol uprising, reported. the Washington Post on Friday. Citing three sources familiar with the matter, the newspaper reported that Trump may send Bannon a letter … Read more