Former US President Trump adviser Steve Bannon found guilty of refusing to testify at January 6 panel

Former US President Trump adviser Steve Bannon found guilty of refusing to testify at January 6 panel

Former President Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon has been charged with refusing to provide documents

including testifying, to a House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

A federal court jury in Washington deliberated for less than three hours Friday afternoon before convicting

Bannon on two counts of contempt of Congress that were handed over to the Justice

Department by a House panel last year. was given. Summons were received. was brought after disobedience.

The committee sought his testimony related to his contacts with Donald Trump amid

Trump's attempt to reverse his defeat in the 2020 election. Bannon and his attorney did not rise because the jury foreperson

read the two decisions, nor were they sent to the U.S. sent, was called by District Court Judge Carl Nichols, who presided over the trial.

Nichols was sentenced on October 21. Bannon, 68, who was awaiting free trial and sentencing, faces a total of two years in prison on two misdemeanor charges