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Acosta: Isn't it time for the Attorney General to target Trump?

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Acosta: Isn't it time for the Attorney General to target Trump?

Acosta: Isn't it time for the Attorney General to target Trump?

CNN’s Jim Acosta reacts to the indictment of former Trump adviser Steve Bannon for contempt of Congress and criticizes members of the GOP for refusing to denounce political threats and violence from the far right.


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On Friday, Donald Trump's former aide Steve Bannon was sentenced to four months in prison for refusing to testify in the congressional probe of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. #SteveBannon #DonaldTrump #USCapitolRiots

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Steve Bannon Sentenced , to 4 Months in Prison. NPR reports that the former Trump adviser has been issued a $6,500 fine in addition to his prison sentence for criminal contempt of Congress. Federal prosecutors wanted Bannon to receive six months in prison and a $200,000 fine for pursuing "a bad faith strategy of defiance and contempt.". The charges came about after Bannon refused to provide documents or testimony regarding the events of Jan. 6. . NPR reports that the House Select Committee sought answers to why he allegedly said "all hell is going to break loose tomorrow" on Jan. 5. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols will consider allowing Bannon to remain free while he appeals since he is unlikely to flee. Bannon's legal team contends that he shouldn't be incarcerated because he didn't think he was breaking the law since he was heeding advice from his former attorney. Should a person who has spent a lifetime listening to experts – as a naval officer, investment banker, corporate executive, and Presidential advisor – be jailed for relying on the advice of his lawyers?, Evan Corcoran and David Schoen, Bannon's lawyers, via court filing. NPR reports that Bannon is the first person in several decades to be incarcerated for contempt of Congress. However, it seems likely that Peter Navarro, also a former Trump adviser, will head to trial in November for criminal contempt charges related to Jan. 6 as well

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DOJ Seeks 6-Month Prison Sentence for Steve Bannon [Video]

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DOJ Seeks 6-Month Prison Sentence , for Steve Bannon. NPR reports that the former Trump adviser was previously convicted on two counts of contempt of Congress for not complying with the House Select Committee's investigation into Jan. 6. He did not appear for a deposition and refused to surrender documents. He and other Trump associates were subpoenaed last year over an alleged meeting near the White House on Jan. 5. The Department of Justice claims Bannon "exacerbated" the events of Jan. 6 by refusing to testify after being subpoenaed. The department also alleges that Bannon didn't fully comply with its pre-sentencing investigation and accused him of "a bad-faith strategy of defiance and contempt.". As a result, the DOJ is recommending that Bannon be fined $200,000 and serve six months in prison. As a result, the DOJ is recommending that Bannon be fined $200,000 and serve six months in prison. Bannon's lawyers have requested probation and seek to keep him out of prison pending an appeal. . His lawyers claim Bannon thought Trump utilized executive privilege to stop his testimony. His lawyers claim Bannon thought Trump utilized executive privilege to stop his testimony. Bannon will be sentenced on Oct. 21

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Arizona County Sued , for Refusing to Certify Election Results. NBC News reports that GOP-controlled Cochise County was sued by AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on Nov. 28. The state's statutory deadline for certifying midterm election results fell on the same day. Earlier that day, county officials voted to delay certifying election results until Dec. 2. AZ must certify results for the state by Dec. 8 whether all counties have done so or not. Absent this Court’s intervention, the Secretary will have no choice but to complete the statewide canvass by December 8 without Cochise County’s votes included, Via lawsuit. Thus, the Board’s inaction not only violates the plain language of the statute, but also undermines a basic tenet of free and fair elections in this state: ensuring that every Arizonan’s voice is heard, Via lawsuit. NBC News reports that Ann English, the only Democrat on the Cochise County Board of Supervisors, said, "there is no reason for us to delay.". We have been presented materials that was asked for at the last meeting from both sides, and I feel that you both have the information necessary in order to make this decision, Ann English, Cochise County Board of Supervisors Member, via NBC News. Hobbs is set to become the state's next governor.

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House GOP Vows , to Question Military Leaders , on COVID Vaccine Discharges. 'Newsweek' reports that representative Jim Banks says Republicans will open an investigation and push military leaders to , "answer tough questions and answer for their actions.". 'Newsweek' reports that representative Jim Banks says Republicans will open an investigation and push military leaders to , "answer tough questions and answer for their actions.". While appearing on Fox News, Banks said leaders will be questioned on members of the military who were discharged for refusing to get the COVID vaccine. While appearing on Fox News, Banks said leaders will be questioned on members of the military who were discharged for refusing to get the COVID vaccine. According to Banks, Republicans in the House will , "make them answer to why they denied so many religious exemptions when it came to the COVID-19 vaccine.". According to Banks, Republicans in the House will , "make them answer to why they denied so many religious exemptions when it came to the COVID-19 vaccine.". Ask them why they're getting rid of all of these heroes, men and women in uniform, for not taking the vaccine, Jim Banks, Republican House Representative, via 'Newsweek'. Ask them why they're getting rid of all of these heroes, men and women in uniform, for not taking the vaccine, Jim Banks, Republican House Representative, via 'Newsweek'. 'Newsweek' reports that it remains unclear exactly how many service members were discharged for refusing to receive the vaccine. . 'Newsweek' reports that it remains unclear exactly how many service members were discharged for refusing to receive the vaccine. . As of October 13, the U.S. Army said that 1,760 active soldiers had been discharged for failing to comply with the vaccine mandate. As of October 13, the U.S. Army said that 1,760 active soldiers had been discharged for failing to comply with the vaccine mandate. As of October 26, the U.S. Navy said that 1,544 active sailors and 327 reservists had been discharged, while the Marines said 3,584 Marines had been separated as of November 3. As of October 26, the U.S. Navy said that 1,544 active sailors and 327 reservists had been discharged, while the Marines said 3,584 Marines had been separated as of November 3. Due to a pending lawsuit, the U.S. Air Force has not released new numbers since July 11, but as of that time, 834 service members had been discharged. Due to a pending lawsuit, the U.S. Air Force has not released new numbers since July 11, but as of that time, 834 service members had been discharged. I guarantee you that 99 percent of our troops who didn't take the vaccine who are being flushed out of the military are probably right-leaning, they probably vote Republican, so we're going to hold hearings about that. That's where we're going to start, Jim Banks, Republican House Representative, via 'Newsweek'. I guarantee you that 99 percent of our troops who didn't take the vaccine who are being flushed out of the military are probably right-leaning, they probably vote Republican, so we're going to hold hearings about that. That's where we're going to start, Jim Banks, Republican House Representative, via 'Newsweek'. I guarantee you that 99 percent of our troops who didn't take the vaccine who are being flushed out of the military are probably right-leaning, they probably vote Republican, so we're going to hold hearings about that. That's where we're going to start, Jim Banks, Republican House Representative, via 'Newsweek'

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