Update: Bannon Surrenders to FBI After Ignoring Congressional Subpoenas to Testify About Jan. 6

Update: Bannon Surrenders to FBI After Ignoring Congressional Subpoenas to Testify About Jan. 6


Steve Bannon, former advisor and ally of former President Donald Trump, surrendered to the FBI Monday morning after being indicted by a grand jury on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress on Friday.

Bannon was indicted after failing to cooperate with the investigation of the Jan. 6 incursion of the Capitol. He was subpoenaed, but did not comply.

One count was due to his refusal to appear for a deposition last month and the second count was for his refusal to produce documents.

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Though Bannon left the White House in 2017, there have been reports that he was in contact with Trump just days before Jan. 6, according to Politico, which has led the selected House committee investigating the incident to zero in on Bannon.

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