ALERT: Former Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Sentenced

( – HAPPENING NOW: Just minutes ago, a federal judge in Washington, DC, sentenced former Trump adviser Steve Bannon to four months in jail for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the congressional committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the United States Capitol.

Bannon was also ordered to pay a $6,500 fine.

Bannon must surrender and be incarcerated by November 15th unless he files an appeal.

As National Review frames what just happened:

“Donald Trump’s former adviser, Steve Bannon, has been sentenced to four months in prison after being convicted of contempt of Congress.

“Bannon was found guilty by a jury for failing to comply with a House of Representatives subpoena relating to an ongoing January 6 investigation of the attack on the Capitol.

“The prosecution was seeking a six-month sentence as well as a $200,000 dollar fine. Bannon was only forced to pay $6,500.

“Bannon is expected to appeal the ruling shortly and ask for the sentencing to be postponed until his challenge is filed.”

As he entered the courthouse, Bannon said:

“I want to thank all you guys for coming. Remember this illegitimate regime, their judgment day is on eight November when the Biden administration ends. I want to thank you all for coming.”


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