Bannon, Trump and the Insurrectionists Are Winning—For Now

Nine months after an armed invasion of the Capitol left members of Congress cowering in closets, the insurrectionists are winning the battle over holding them to account.
Look no further than Steve Bannon, soon to be held in contempt for treating a subpoena from the select committee investigating the attack like an invitation to a garden party he could not so respectfully decline. He’s thumbing his nose at the law and playing the odds that he can play out the clock.

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Bannon, Trump and the Insurrectionists Are Winning—For Now

Nine months after an armed invasion of the Capitol left members of Congress cowering in closets, the insurrectionists are winning the battle over holding them to account.
Look no further than Steve Bannon, soon to be held in contempt for treating a subpoena from the select committee investigating the attack like an invitation to a garden party he could not so respectfully decline. He’s thumbing his nose at the law and playing the odds that he can play out the clock.

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Trump to Headline ‘America First’ Policy Summit

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Trump World is planning its own ideas festival, set for next month in Florida.
The America First Policy Institute, the brainchild of the former president’s top domestic advisers, will host a policy summit Nov. 4 at Mar-a-Largo to celebrate what the previous administration sees as its key achievements and to plan future ones, RealClearPolitics is first to report.

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Trump to Headline ‘America First’ Policy Summit

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Trump World is planning its own ideas festival, set for next month in Florida.
The America First Policy Institute, the brainchild of the former president’s top domestic advisers, will host a policy summit Nov. 4 at Mar-a-Largo to celebrate what the previous administration sees as its key achievements and to plan future ones, RealClearPolitics is first to report.

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Trump to Headline ‘America First’ Policy Summit

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Trump World is planning its own ideas festival, set for next month in Florida.
The America First Policy Institute, the brainchild of the former president’s top domestic advisers, will host a policy summit Nov. 4 at Mar-a-Largo to celebrate what the previous administration sees as its key achievements and to plan future ones, RealClearPolitics is first to report.

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Jan. 6 Panel Moves Forward With Holding Steve Bannon in Contempt

Steve Bannon, once former President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, has placed himself on a path to now be his chief martyr.
On Tuesday evening, the special congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection voted to find Bannon “in contempt of Congress” for refusing to answer questions or deliver documents, as the panel seeks to examine his role in organizing and inspiring the violent assault on the Capitol.
“It’s a shame that Mr. Bannon has put us in this position, but we won’t take no for an answer,” said the chair of the investigative committee, Rep.

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Trump Uses ‘Stop the Steal’ Lawyer to Sue Jan. 6 Committee

Former President Donald Trump on Monday sued the chair of the congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurrection and the little-known archivist of the United States, in an attempt to stop the inquiry from using documents the former president claims are privileged.
The lawsuit was filed on Monday in the District of Columbia’s federal court and goes after Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), who is leading the select committee, and David S.

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HBO Exposes the Violent Chaos of Trump’s Jan. 6 Rioters in ‘Four Hours at the Capitol’

For those eager to revisit one of the darkest days in American history, Four Hours at the Capitol provides a first-hand account of the insurrection carried out by then-President Donald Trump’s delusional acolytes on Jan. 6, 2021.

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What to know about the latest fight over Trump’s executive privilege claims

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol will vote Tuesday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, an adviser to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena.
The result of the vote will determine what further action the committee can take to secure testimony from Bannon about his role in the riot, and how much Trump knew about or encouraged the attacks.

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January 6 Committee to Hold Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt for Evading Subpoena

Steve Bannon delivers a speech during a meeting to discuss the Marrakesh Treaty in Brussels, Belgium, December 8, 2018. (Eric Vidal/Reuters)
The select committee probing the mob riot that descended on Capitol Hill on January 6 said Thursday that it will hold former Trump advisor Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for evading a subpoena.
“Mr.

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