Steve Bannon Refuses to Testify to Jan. 6 Committee, Cites 'Executive Privilege'

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2021
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Steve Bannon's lawyers have written a letter to the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol stating he will not produce documents for subpoenas, citing Donald Trump's claim of executive privilege.

The defense team for Bannon, one of a number of the former president's allies who have been subpoenaed by the panel in connection with the insurrection, has denied that Bannon's position is "in defiance" of the subpoena but rather following Trump's directions not to respond.

Bannon was instructed to appear at depositions on Thursday after being subpoenaed in...

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