WASHINGTON—The contempt of Congress charge levied against former White House aide Steve Bannon cannot be proven, lawyers for the defendant told a jury in federal court on July 19.
Bannon is on trial for defying subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives committee investigating the breach of the U.S. Capitol, which occurred on Jan. 6, 2021.
Bannon ignored warnings that he could face criminal prosecution if he did not comply with the subpoena, prosecutor Amanda Vaughn said.
“When you ignore a subpoena, that’s a crime,” she said. “That is why we are here today.”
But Evan Corcoran, a lawyer for Bannon, challenged that narrative, saying that the subpoena was not ignored….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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