Steve Bannon, a former adviser to Donald Trump, turned around and agreed to testify before the House Commission investigating the bloody attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, days before the start of a trial aimed at obstructing this investigation, the media Americans reported Sunday.
“Steve Bannon wishes, and in fact prefers, to testify in his public hearing.“Wrote his lawyer Robert Costello on Saturday in a letter quoted by these media. Steve Bannon is among dozens of people called to testify in the assault on the United States Congress on Capitol Hill that killed five people and undermined American democracy. He initially refused to testify and was charged last November with obstructing the investigation.
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On January 6, 2021, thousands of supporters of outgoing Republican President Donald Trump gathered in Washington to denounce the result of the November 2020 presidential election, won by Democrat Joe Biden. Investigators believe Steve Bannon and other Donald Trump advisors may have information about the White House’s ties to the mafia that invaded the Capitol that day in an attempt to block the certification of Trump’s victory, Joe Biden.
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