The minimum sentence was a month behind bars. The judge gave Bannon four times that number.
The department says Bannon’s actions “exacerbated that assault” on the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Presidential pardons don’t cover state charges, so Donald Trump can only watch as his former strategic advisor faces the law in New York state.
Bannon becomes the highest-ranking official of the criminally-corrupt administration of Donald Trump to be found guilty…so far
“This is a criminal contempt, You can’t erase the charge by deciding to show up later.”
But will he “come clean” and tell the truth about Trump’s many criminal actions or use the appearance to spread more lies for his former boss?
The scruffy ally of Donald Trump, pardoned for some other crimes, now faces new ones for refusing to reply to subpoena.
While the decision is split along partisan lines in the House, at least two Republicans will argue for holding the Trump strategist in contempt and should be prosecuted.