Stephen K. Bannon has used his daily internet radio show to skewer the government for prosecuting him

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Stephen Bannon was found guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress this summer for defying a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 committee.

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A federal judge on Friday sentenced Stephen K. Bannon, a longtime adviser to former President Donald J. Trump

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who aided in the effort to overturn the 2020 election, to four months in prison for disobeying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

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Mr. Bannon, 68, was found guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress this summer after Judge Carl J. Nichols rejected an array of arguments offered by Mr. Bannon’s defense team

including that he was protected from being compelled to testify by executive privilege.

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The sentence, coming a year after Mr. Bannon was held in contempt by the House, is two months short of what federal prosecutors had requested this week.

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He sat impassively in a dark military-style jacket and an untucked blue shirt as the sentence was issued.

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