The longtime ally and onetime top strategist to former US President Donald Trump has allegedly deceived donors to an effort to help Trump build a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Steve Bannon, who served as Trump's strategy chief at the White House before being sacked in 2017, faces a minimum of 30 days in jail and a maximum sentence of a year for each count.
Bannon is one of more than 30 people close to Trump who have been ordered by the House committee to testify about the run-up to January 6 when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol.
The indictment came hours after Trump's former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows refused to show up for a committee deposition after being subpoenaed.
Investigators see Steve Bannon's testimony as pivotal to a clear understanding of Trump's actions before and during a deadly January 6 assault on a joint session of Congress to certify Joe Biden's election victory.
The pardons and commutations for 143 people, including Steve Bannon, were announced after midnight on Wednesday in the final hours of Trump’s White House term.
Former Trump White adviser Steve Bannon had suggested in a Facebook video that FBI Director Christopher Wray and government infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci should be beheaded for being disloyal to Trump.
Bannon was among several people charged with allegedly defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors through a $25 million crowdfunding campaign called "We Build the Wall."
A legal advocacy group in the US “dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry” has exposed Miller’s correspondence with a former Breitbart editor over two years, promoting white supremacist stories and far-right theories.
As politics lurches to the right, with populists dominating the political landscape throughout Europe and beyond, it is more vital than ever before to affect real change and we can only do that together.
Late-night dispute between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend starts a debate over whether it would hurt Conservative Party candidate's campaign for prime minister.
Italy's culture ministry plans to revoke the lease on a monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon was planning on training political activists.
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