Steve Bannon made 'deeply flawed' arguments for escaping a contempt of Congress prosecution, House tells judge
The House's request to intervene in the case against Steve Bannon marked an unusual move in a prosecution handled by the Justice Department.
Steve Bannon threatens Mark Esper over Trump revelations: ‘You’re going to be held accountable, bro’
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has vowed revenge against Mark Esper for making shocking revelations against Donald Trump in his new book.The former defence secretary, in A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times, has made several astounding claims from his time at the White House when Mr Trump was president.“Now let me be brutally frank Esper, cause your book is going to get ripped apart like Bill Barr’s [book]...So don’t think you are skipping away from this. When we come to power, don’t think you can skip away from this,” the far-right political...
Feds Ask Judge Not to Dismiss Jan. 6 Contempt Case Against Steve Bannon, Say Executive Privilege Can’t Protect Post-Government Efforts by a ‘Private Party’
Federal prosecutors on Friday asked a judge not to dismiss a contempt of Congress case against Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump. The case is connected to a subpoena issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. In...
Former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon believes President Biden will face impeachment over the ongoing immigration crisis at the southern border as well as the infamous laptop belonging to his son, Hunter Biden. “I strongly believe Biden will be impeached by the House after thorough investigation,” Bannon said in a recent interview on “The Truth with Lisa Boothe” podcast set to air Thursday. “Not like they tried to do with President Trump,” he explained. “I think the first article will be his initiation and exacerbation of the invasion on the Southern border. I think the Hunter Biden laptop will be another, all...
The former Trump administration official called Christopher Wray "one of many criminals in leadership" in a social media post on Saturday.
Royce White, a former first-round draft pick in the NBA whose playing career was derailed by mental health issues, announced in February that he plans to run for Congress in Minnesota. White is running as a Republican candidate in the Democratic stronghold that is Minneapolis’s 5th District, which has been held by Ilhan Omar since 2019. He’s being backed by Steve Bannon. “Can he beat her?” Bannon asked the Washington Post. “I don’t know, it’s a D+24 district or something. He’s the long shots of long shots. That being said, this campaign is going to be tightly contested on ideas, and...
‘The Former President Was Not a Government Official’: Feds Want to Bar Steve Bannon from Invoking Trump in Public Authority Defense
Steve Bannon should not be allowed to argue that he relied upon Donald Trump’s authority when spurning the Jan. 6th Committee’s subpoena as the “former president was not a government official” at the time, federal prosecutors wrote in a Friday filing. Last November, the Department of...
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Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist, attends the media conference Nordiske Mediedager 2019 in Bergen. (Gonzales Photo/Jarle H. Moe/PYMCA-Avalon/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. "War Room" host and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was among the Donald Trump allies who Trump...
Trump pardoned Steve Bannon as one of his last acts in office. 2 other associates in Bannon's criminal case just admitted to fraud.
The two men admitted to bilking supporters of the southern border wall. Prosecutors said some donations were sent to a nonprofit linked to Bannon.
"I would tell to Bill Barr, 'Preserve your documents,'" the former Trump administration official said.
Former President Barack Obama confronted social media companies for spreading misinformation in a formal address at Stanford, warning of the real-world consequences of disinformation and fringe conspiracy theories. Obama argued the tech industry can play a more constructive role and singled out dangerous, dishonest actors, like Vladimir Putin and former Trump aide Steve Bannon, in unusually direct remarks. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on the address and examples of disinformation being amplified online, noting that while conspiracies always existed, for-profit companies are spreading them far more than before. Melber also distinguishes between the “information victims" who believe these lies, and those who pedal them.April 21, 2022.
Steve Bannon, the onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump who has been charged with contempt of Congress, asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss his criminal case.
Bannon may argue that former President Donald Trump gave him "a grant of authority" to "engage in illegal activity" by defying his January 6th committee subpoena.