Steve Bannon Is A Step Nearer To Jail After The 1/6 Committee Votes To Refer Him For Legal Contempt

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The 1/6 Committee confirmed that they aren’t messing round by unanimously passing a referral of Steve Bannon for prosecution for felony contempt.

Video of Chairman Bennie Thompson:

Chairman Thompson stated Bannon is the one witness to utterly defy a subpoena, “ Mr. Bannon stands alone in his full defiance of our subpoena, that’s not acre — acceptable. Nobody on this nation irrespective of how rich or highly effective is above the regulation. Left unaddressed, this defiance might encourage others to comply with Mr. Bannon down the identical path.”

Video of Vice Chair Cheney:

Vice Chair Liz Cheney stated that Bannon had superior information of the coup plot, “People anticipated. He stated to his listeners and his viewers, quote, so many individuals stated if I used to be in a revolution, I can be in Washington. Effectively, he stated, that is your time in historical past. Primarily based on the committee’s investigation, it seems that Mr. Bannon had substantial superior information of the plans for January sixth, and certain, had an vital position in formulating these plans. Mr. Bannon was within the warfare room on the Willard on January sixth. He additionally seems to have detailed information concerning the president’s efforts to promote thousands and thousands of People the fraud that the election was stolen.”

The Committee voted on an modification and including some letters to the report, after which held a recorded vote on discovering Bannon in contempt of Congress. The Committee unanimously voted to seek out Bannon in contempt.

It’s going to now go to the total Home for a vote, after which to the DOJ for felony prosecution, and Steve Bannon is one step nearer to being behind bars.