Steve Bannon's defence seeks acquittal then rests case
Steve Bannon's lawyer opened his defence Thursday, asking the judge for a direct acquittal, arguing that prosecutors had not proven their contempt-of-Congress case against the former adviser to then-U.S. president Donald Trump. Then the defence rested without bringing any witnesses.
Steve Bannon's defense to begin in ex-Trump adviser's trial
Steve Bannon's lawyers are expected Thursday to begin their defense of the former adviser to then-President Donald Trump as Bannon's contempt of Congress trial enters a new phase.
Bannon will not present a defense case at trial
Stephen Bannon’s lawyers will not call any witnesses or introduce any new evidence in his criminal contempt trial after prosecutors spent less than two days laying out their case against the …
Steve Bannon's defense to begin in ex-Trump adviser's trial - Local News 8
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon’s lawyers are expected to begin their defense as his contempt of Congress trial enters a new phase. Bannon was in an unofficial capacity to then-President Donald Trump at the time of the Jan. 6 insurrection. Bannon is charged with defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee examining the aftermath of the 2020 election and the events leading up to the deadly riot. It’s unclear whether Bannon will take …