Steve Bannon prison sentence would only ‘strengthen’ MAGA base: Attorney

Steve Bannon prison sentence would only ‘strengthen’ MAGA base: Attorney


Former Trump administration adviser and War Room podcast host Steve Bannon could soon find himself behind bars for his contempt of Congress conviction, a dire possibility his attorney said would only “strengthen” the former president’s base.

The Justice Department requested this week that the judge overseeing Bannon’s criminal contempt case start his four-month prison sentence after an appeals court last week upheld his conviction. Bannon’s attorney David Schoen told the Washington Examiner on Wednesday the federal government’s request “reflects a completely political agenda.”

Steve Bannon appears in court in New York on Jan. 12, 2023. (Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool)

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“It should tremendously strengthen the base,” Schoen said, adding that Bannon is willing to fight the case up to the Supreme Court. “It

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