Bannon is impeached for defying Congress

Bannon is impeached for defying Congress

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon arrives in federal court docket in Washington. Photo: TT

A federal court docket within the United States has convicted Steve Bannon, former adviser to former President Donald Trump, of two counts of contempt of Congress – the equal of contempt of court docket. The controversial right-wing populist has refused to be questioned in regards to the storming of the US Capitol constructing final 12 months. He faces as much as two years in jail when the decision is introduced on October 21.

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Bannon has lengthy argued that he didn’t should seem earlier than the congressional investigation, citing the particular protections that embody the presidency. But in keeping with prosecutors and different authorized consultants, he is just not lined by the authorized safety.

However, Bannon has modified his perspective and acknowledged that he’s keen to be questioned in regards to the occasions that led to the storming through which 5 folks misplaced their lives. But regardless of the entire reversal, the trial has been carried out.

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