US President , has been indicted by a federal for . Bannon had been refusing to comply with subpoenas issued by the US House of Representatives investigating the . This comes after the House voted to refer the matter to the last month for consideration., a former political strategist for former
Bannon is facing two counts of contempt of Congress relating to his failure to appear at a White House chief of staff, , that it may also refer him to the Department of Justice for his failure to appear.and for failing to turn over subpoenaed documents. The inquest also warned former
If Bannon is convicted, he could face up to a year in federal prison and a fine of US$100,000. However, contempt of Congress is a difficult charge to litigate. The last successful conviction was in 1974 against a conspirator in the . This is the first time since 1983 that someone has been charged with this offence.