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Steve Bannon Ordered to Prison by Corrupt Liberal Judge

Former top advisor to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, was ordered by a federal judge on Thursday to report to prison by July 1 to begin serving his four-month sentence for contempt of Congress. This move is viewed by many as part of a coordinated campaign of “lawfare” targeting conservative politicians and media figures.

Bannon, 70, was convicted in July 2022 for defying a subpoena to testify before the congressional panel investigating the January 6, 2021, events at the US Capitol. Despite his conviction, Bannon, a key architect of Trump’s victorious 2016 campaign, has been free while appealing the decision.

A US federal appeals court recently upheld his conviction, leading US District Judge Carl Nichols to revoke his bail and order him to report to prison by July 1.

Emerging from the courthouse in Washington, a resolute Bannon declared to reporters, “There’s nothing that can shut me up and nothing that will shut me up. There’s not a prison built or a jail built that will ever shut me up.” He also expressed confidence in a forthcoming conservative victory, saying, “We’re going to win on November 5th in an amazing landslide.”

Bannon’s conviction follows a pattern of aggressive legal actions against prominent conservatives. Another key Trump advisor, Peter Navarro, was also convicted of contempt of Congress and began serving his four-month sentence in March. Navarro, 74, is among the highest-ranking former Trump administration officials to be imprisoned for actions linked to efforts to challenge the 2020 election results.

Bannon’s history in the White House saw him serving as chief strategist during Trump’s initial months in office, departing due to reported conflicts with other top staffers. In 2020, Bannon faced charges of wire fraud and money laundering related to funds raised for building a border wall with Mexico. While others were found guilty, Trump’s pardon in January 2021 led to the dismissal of charges against Bannon.

Trump himself, facing charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election results, has had his trial delayed pending a US Supreme Court decision on his claim of presidential immunity. Despite facing multiple legal battles and having been impeached a second time for inciting the Capitol “riot,” Trump was acquitted by the Senate.

This ongoing saga highlights the unjust and politically motivated use of the legal system to silence and punish their leaders. The resilience and defiance of figures like Bannon exemplify their determination to fight back against these injustices.

 

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