Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist under former President Donald Trump, gestures outside U.S. District Court in Washington on the day of his sentencing on contempt of Congress charges on Friday. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)


by Mark Hosenball

Yahoo News

October 21, 2002

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, ex-White House strategist and adviser to former President Donald Trump, was sentenced Friday to four months in federal prison and a $6,500 fine for refusing to appear before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols sentenced Bannon to four months each on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress, but the prison terms will be served concurrently.

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