Former Trump adviser Bannon surrenders to FBI on criminal contempt of Congress charges

Bannon was charged Friday, after he failed to appear on Capitol Hill that morning

Updated: November 15, 2021 - 10:21am

Former President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon surrendered Monday to the FBI on charges of criminal contempt of Congress.

The charges are in connection to Bannon refusing to cooperate with the Democrat-led House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Bannon was charged Friday, after he failed to appear on Capitol Hill that morning, with two counts of contempt for failure to comply with a committee subpoena to produce records and testify about what he knew about the assault. according to ABC News.

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