Attorney for Steve Bannon Responds to Appeals Court Upholding Contempt Conviction: 'Decision Is Wrong'

Attorney for Steve Bannon Responds to Appeals Court Upholding Contempt Conviction: ‘Decision Is Wrong’


An attorney for Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist for former President Donald Trump and the host of the War Room podcast, issued a statement in response to an appeals court upholding a contempt conviction for defying a subpoena from the January 6 Select Committee.

David Schoen, Bannon’s attorney issued a statement in which he described the court’s decision as “wrong” and reflecting a “very dangerous view of the threshold for criminal liability for any defendant” in the nation.

Steve Bannon, adviser to former President Donald Trump, listens as his attorney David Schoen speaks to the media outside of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 15, 2022, in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

“There are many fundamentally important constitutional

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