Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment listening to for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit cash laundering, within the Manhattan borough of New York City, August 20, 2020.
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A federal grand jury indicted former Trump advisor Steve Bannon on Friday on expenses of contempt of Congress that stemmed from his refusal to adjust to a subpoena from House lawmakers investigating the lethal Capitol riot.
Bannon faces two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to offer paperwork to the congressional investigators and refusing to take a seat for a deposition, the Department of Justice said in a press release.
“Today’s charges reflect the Department’s steadfast commitment to these principles,” Attorney General Merrick Garland stated within the assertion.
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