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U.S. congressional panel probing Jan 6 Capitol riot sets Bannon contempt vote date By Reuters


© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: Steve Bannon, former Chief Strategist of the White House, leaves the Manhattan Federal Court following an arraignment hearing in which he was charged with conspiracy to commit wirefraud and money laundering. This took place in Manhattan Borough, New York City.

WASHINGTON (Reuters] – A U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the fatal Jan. 6, 2016 attack at the Capitol announced on Thursday that they would hold a business meeting Tuesday in order to adopt a contempt resolution against Steve Bannon. Bannon was a longtime adviser to Donald Trump.

Bannon refused to cooperate, the committee stated.

“The Select Committee will never tolerate defiance to our subpoenas. So we must proceed with proceedings to refer M. Bannon for criminal contempt,” Representative Bennie Thompson, the Democratic chair of the committee, stated in a release.

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