On Friday, he was sentenced to four months in prison Steve Bannon Charged with contempt of Congress and obstruction of the investigation committee.
Donald Trump Its former chief strategist was also fined $6,500 in addition to a prison sentence, because he defied a congressional subpoena and did not attend the investigative committee meeting where the events of January 6, 2021 were investigated.
According to the committee, Bannon may have played a significant role in the siege of the Capitol, he was in a hotel room the day before the riot where a number of Trump insiders were present, and on a podcast days before he said “hell will break free” on Jan. 6 subpoenaed Court Bannon in November last year after he failed to provide required documents by the October deadline. Bannon has also been charged with money laundering, conspiracy and fraud after an alleged online platform raised money for Trump’s dream of creating a border fence between the United States and Mexico. Almost $25 million was ultimately spent not on building the wall, but on themselves.
The judge suspended the prison sentence pending Bannon’s appeal. The court found Steve Bannon guilty already in July, and the verdict was not issued earlier because the defendant and his attorney requested a retrial due to procedural errors and the failure to hear the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021. The members of the commission investigated his circumstances.
In more than half a century, Bannon became the first person to be sentenced to prison for violating Congress.
Bannon also visited Hungary and, in 2018, performed at the Conference on the Future of Europe sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Varkirt Bazaar, according to Átlátszó, for twenty thousand dollars in gas.
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