'Big blow': Federal judge smacks down Bannon’s defense he was just following attorney’s advice by ignoring subpoena

'Big blow': Federal judge smacks down Bannon’s defense he was just following attorney’s advice by ignoring subpoena
Steve Bannon in May 2019, Wikimedia Commons

Former Trump advisor, now a far right-wing podcaster, Steve Bannon has been rebuked by a federal judge, who ruled he may not claim “reliance upon advice of counsel” as a defense to refuse to respond to a Congressional subpoena.

U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols ruled on Wednesday, that “neither of [Bannon’s] arguments is persuasive.”


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