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Bannon Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison for Contempt of Congress

He was also charged a small fine

Today, a federal judge on sentenced Stephen Bannon, a longtime adviser to former President Donald Trump who aided in the effort to overturn the 2020 election, to four months in prison for disobeying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

Bannon, 68, was found guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress this summer after Judge Carl Nichols rejected an array of arguments offered by Bannon's defense team, including that he was protected from being compelled to testify by executive privilege.

Bannon will remain free pending his appeal.

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