Trump adviser Bannon turns himself into the FBI
Less than a year after receiving a last-minute pardon from former President Donald Trump, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is in FBI custody again.
Conservative and former podcast host Breitbart News The head of the FBI surrendered at the Washington field office shortly after 9:30 a.m. Monday.
On Friday, a grand jury in the District of Columbia indicted Bannon on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress, the result of a House referral last month after he defied a subpoena ordering him to testify before the House select committee investigating the case. January 6 rebellion.
The naval officer and film producer could face up to two years behind bars if convicted.
As he walked toward the FBI building, he paused briefly to talk to the camera that was broadcasting his surrender live for him. war room Audio notation.
He told his fans, “I don’t want anyone to take their eyes off the ball, what we do every day” and declared that he and his supporters were “overthrowing the Biden regime” and called the case against him “all the hype.” , not a sign.
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In his podcast on January 5, the day before the attack on the Capitol, Bannon told listeners to “resolutely” on “matchday” and promised that “hell will collapse tomorrow.”
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what is happening now?
Once in custody, Bannon will be taken into custody, including fingerprinting, fingerprinting, and remnants of his criminal case history.
There will be an interview with the pre-trial services after which he will be taken to the Federal District Court several blocks away.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 15, 2021 15:33
Bannon will appear before the judge this afternoon
NBC News reported that Steve Bannon will appear before Federal Judge Robin Meriwether this afternoon.
He also secured former Assistant Federal Prosecutor Evan Corcoran as a defense attorney. Mr. Corcoran spent years working for the US Attorney’s office in DC.
At the same time, Judge Meriwether is also handling hearings for three defendants in the Capitol attack, including one accused of assaulting the National Guard on January 6.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 15, 2021 15:26
Video: Bannon arrives at the FBI field office
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Bannon addresses viewers of the podcast “War Room”
Bannon surrendered at the FBI’s Washington office shortly after 9:30 a.m. Monday after getting out of a black SUV wearing a winter green jacket and black shirt.
As he walked towards the building, he stopped briefly to speak in front of the camera that was broadcasting his surrender live for him war room Audio notation.
“I don’t want anyone to take their eyes off the ball, what we do every day,” he told his fans, declaring that he and his supporters were “overthrowing the Biden regime” and calling the case against him “all the hype.” , not a sign.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 15, 2021 15:11