(DCWatchdog.com) – BREAKING NOW: Just moments ago, a federal judge in Washington, DC, sentenced Steve Bannon to four months in jail for defying a congressional subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, protest at the United States Capitol. Bannon was also ordered to pay a $6,500 fine.
As Fox News recounts what just happened:
“Former Trump White House official Steve Bannon has been sentenced to four months in prison and a $6,500 fine for contempt of Congress.
“Bannon was found guilty of contempt of Congress in July after he ignored a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 Committee.
“Bannon was released pending appeal. If an appeal is not made, Bannon must surrender voluntarily by Nov. 15, U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols ruled.
“The Justice Department had recommended a six-month prison sentence and a $200,000 fine for former Trump aide Steve Bannon due to his failure to comply with a subpoena to appear before the House Select Committee investigating January 6.”
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BREAKING: A federal judge has sentenced longtime Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon to four months in jail for defying a subpoena from lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. He will also be forced to pay a $6,500 fine.
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