Former White House adviser Steve Bannon leaves after an appearance in the Federal District Court in Washington in November 2021. Photo: AFP
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon leaves after an appearance in the Federal District Court in Washington in November 2021. Photo: AFP

US seeks ‘most severe’ sentence for former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt case

  • Justice Department recommended the most severe sentence allowed under guidelines for the two counts of contempt: 6 months jail and US$200,000 fine
  • Bannon’s refusal to cooperate ‘has exacerbated the assault on the Capitol’, stated a harshly worded document filed in federal court in Washington

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon leaves after an appearance in the Federal District Court in Washington in November 2021. Photo: AFP
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon leaves after an appearance in the Federal District Court in Washington in November 2021. Photo: AFP
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