Steve Bannon was scheduled to testify to the US Congress on the January 6 attack on the Capitol. But the exact strategist who sent the summons did not appear. Now he faces criminal consequences.
The U.S. House of Representatives has paved the way for criminal action against right-wing populist Steve Bannon for boycotting Congress. This is the background to the re-evaluation of the January 6 attack on US capital. The parliamentary committee voted Thursday to hand over the case to prosecutors. 229 MPs voted in favor, while 202 voted against. Any Republican voted in favor of US President Joe Biden’s Democrats.
The commission of inquiry unanimously adopted a statement on Tuesday to investigate the attack. This removed the first impediment to bringing Panon to justice. Now the judiciary has to deal with this case.
Capitol is suspected of knowing about the storm
The panel in the US House of Representatives is examining the background to the attack on Capitol. Trump supporters attacked the US Congress seat in Washington on January 6. Five people were killed, including a police officer. It is suspected that Pennan had prior knowledge of plans for violent protests. The day before the Capitol storm he said in his podcast: “Tomorrow all hell will loosen up.”
“He knows what’s going to happen before it happens,” Republican MP Liz Cheney said before the vote. He is one of two Republican members of the group. Republican Jim Banks, considered a staunch Democrat, said, “He’s a Pokemon for Democrats.
The House of Representatives, controlled by Biden’s Democrats, then set up a commission of inquiry to determine the background to the Capitol storm. Among other things, with the exception of Trump’s former chief of staff Mark Meadows, former Republican employees are due to be interviewed by Penn.
Trump demands that believers refuse to testify
However, Trump is asking them to refuse to testify. The former president is known as the executive privilege, which allows him to withhold certain information. Democrats argue that the offer is only for current presidents and not for former presidents.
The now-accepted statement states that even if Trump can claim the offer, he will not absolve Panon of his obligation to testify before the committee. Penan’s denial has no legal basis and violates the rules of law.
To date, Trump has not acknowledged the electoral defeat against Biden. The 75-year-old continues to spread the false claim that he lost his second term through massive electoral fraud. The right-wing populist, still very popular on the party platform, is again and again flirting with potential candidates in the 2024 presidential election.
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