In the memorandum, Bannon asked the court to impose a sentence of probation and to stay his sentence pending appeal.
Latest in Jan. 6: Prosecutions
On Oct. 17, the Justice Department reccomended that former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon be sentenced to six months in prison and fined him $200,000 for defying a subpoena issued by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Governor Brian Kemp tries to evade testifying before the Georgia special purpose grand jury.
Many Jan. 6 defendants are seeking to move the locations of their trials to avoid alleged bias among jurors in Washington. Are they likely to succeed?
It’s Jenna Ellis’s turn to attempt to fight off a grand jury subpoena—and fail.
Is New York’s former mayor too sick to testify before the special purpose grand jury in Georgia?
We have taken different views of the Justice Department’s Jan. 6 investigation so far. Here’s what we’re all looking to see going forward.
It’s reasonable at this point for the public to be frustrated by, and for journalists and commentators to start pushing on, the Justice Department’s continuing silence and apparent lack of urgency regarding Trump’s personal criminal culpability.
“Do your job!” is just one small step removed from “Lock him up!” which is no different at all from “Lock her up!”—even if it feels entirely different and altogether more righteous.
A recent Justice Department filing offers clues about why Peter Navarro faces prosecution for contempt of Congress but Mark Meadows and Dan Scavino do not, and it also raises questions about the department’s exercise of its prosecutorial discretion.