The US Congress Declares Steve Bannon In Contempt For Not Coming To Testify About The Assault On The Capitol

The US Congress declares Steve Bannon in contempt for not coming to testify about the assault on the Capitol

The United States House of Representatives declared the far-right Steve Bannon, an ally of former President Donald Trump, in contempt on Thursday for refusing to appear before the legislative committee investigating the assault on the Capitol on January 6.

The plenary session of the House, with a Democratic majority, carried out the resolution against Bannon with 229 votes in favor and 202 against.

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The contempt declaration will now pass the Department of Justice, which must decide whether to take action against Bannon, which can result in a fine and a sentence of up to one year in prison, although it is rare that you end up in jail in this type of crime. processes.

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