Steve Bannon, a longtime Trump supporter, and ally surrendered to the FBI’s Washington DC field officer on Monday morning.
- Upon surrendering, Steve Bannon says that he will bring down the Biden regime.
- Being indicted on two counts, Steve Bannon may face up to 1 year in jail and a fine of $100,000.
- Steve Bannon may be present in the court late on Monday.
Trump’s aid Steve Bannon has surrendered to the government to stand contempt of Congress charges after refusing to offer proof about the Capitol revolt.
Mr. Bannon defied a summons to testify on what he knew about plans for the protest.
On Friday, the justice branch officially charged Mr. Bannon, a former Trump White House strategist.
He now faces as much as 12 months in jail and a $100,000 (£74,429) fine.
Mr. Bannon, 67, surrendered to officers on the FBI’s Washington DC field workplace on Monday morning.
Speaking to supporters as he entered the construction, Mr. Bannon had stated that they’ll be taking down the Biden regime.
Supporters of former president Donald Trump stormed American Congress constructing on 6 January as lawmakers internally have been assembling to certify the consequences of the 2020 election.
Mr. Trump, a Republican, has refused to acknowledge defeat in the election to Democratic President Joe Biden final yr, making claims – without proof – of mass voter fraud.
In an announcement final week, the justice branch stated that Mr. Bannon became indicted on one count of refusing to seem for a deposition and one count for refusing to offer files following a subpoena from a committee investigating the rebellion.
Mr. Bannon – who became fired from the White House in 2017, however, has remained dependable to Mr. Trump – is anticipated to seem in courtroom docket in a while Monday.
Last week, US Attorney General Merrick Garland stated in an announcement that Mr. Bannon’s indictment contemplated the justice branch’s “steadfast commitment” to the guideline of thumb of law.
According to subpoena files, Mr. Bannon – who presently hosts the right-wing War Room podcast – stated at the eve of the rebel that all hell goes to break loose tomorrow.
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