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Federal appeals court upholds Bannon conviction

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2024
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A federal appeals court on Friday denied a bid by one-time Trump adviser Steve Bannon to topple his contempt of Congress conviction, upholding his sentence for failing to comply with a subpoena from the now-disbanded Jan. 6 committee.

“It is undisputed that the first time Bannon raised these arguments was in district court, long after his deadline for responding to the subpoena had passed,” Judge Brad Garcia wrote for a three-judge panel of the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals.

“A witness cannot defend against a contempt of Congress charge based on an...

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