United States Steve Bannon, charged for contempt over Congressional Capitol riots investigation – Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former US President Donald Trump, has been charged with two counts of criminal contempt of Congress. When he defied a summons from a House committee investigating the January 6 uprising in the US Capitol, the Congressional Committee believes.
Last Friday, the US Justice Department said that Steve Bannon was to appear for a statement last month but he did not appear, as well as refusing to provide documents in response to the committee’s honor to another.
A law enforcement officer says he is expected to surrender to authorities on Monday and will be produced in court in the afternoon. READ| USA, Danny Fenster, Punished as a symbol of THE widespread plight of journalists in Myanmar
Attorney General Merrick Garland said in his statement that Steve Bannon’s indictment reflects the Justice Department’s commitment to the rule of law. Each count faces at least 30 days in prison and up to 1 year behind bars. The indictment appears as the second expected witness White House chief of staff Mark Meadows defied his own honor Friday from the committee. READ| Genie Santiago breaks unfavorable cycles on ‘Inner Space’ with soft power