Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon found guilty of contempt of Congress

Steve Bannon

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives at the federal court in Washington

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Washington: A federal jury found Donald Trump‘s former aide Steve Bannon guilty of contempt of Congress on Friday for defying a subpoena to testify before lawmakers investigating the assault on the US Capitol.

Bannon, 68, was convicted of two counts of contempt of Congress and faces a minimum of 30 days in jail and a maximum sentence of a year.