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Stephen Bannon criminally charged for failing to comply with subpoena.

Stephen Bannon, a longtime adviser to former US president Donald Trump, has been criminally charged for failing to comply with a subpoena issued by a House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the Justice Department said on Friday.

Mr Bannon has refused to comply with subpoenas seeking documents and his testimony, citing Mr Trump’s insistence – already rejected by one judge – that his communications are protected by the legal doctrine of executive privilege.

Mr Bannon (67) was charged with one count of contempt of Congress involving his refusal to appear for a deposition and another involving his refusal to produce documents, the US justice department said.

“Since my first day in office, I have promised Justice Department employees that together we would show the American people by word and deed that the department adheres to the rule of law, follows the facts and the law and pursues equal justice under the law,” attorney general Merrick Garland said in a statement.

“Today’s charges reflect the department’s steadfast commitment to these principles.” – Reuters

Astounding Humanlike Robot ‘Wakes Up’

Astounding Humanlike Robot ‘Wakes Up’

Robot engineers at Cornwall-based Engineered Arts have unveiled a remarkably humanlike android, called 'Ameca.' A short promo video released by the company shows Ameca seemingly “waking up,” looking at its hands and then toward the camera. The 40-...

Summit Camera Captures Timelapse of Snowfall Over Hawaii Peak.

Summit Camera Captures Timelapse of Snowfall Over Hawaii Peak.

A time lapse video from a surveillance camera at the top of a dormant volcano shows a wintry scene on the tropical island of Hawaii. The video was filmed on December 1 and 2 at the Mauna Kea summit around the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope observa...

Jesse Watters: A December to remember

Jesse Watters: A December to remember

'Watters' World' host lists the many domestic issues President Biden faces #FoxNews #Watters ... "Every time something goes wrong, just blame the pandemic. I'm sure the gangs grabbing Louis Vuitton handbags think they're filled with monoclonal ant...

There's only one way to end this: Judge Jeanine

There's only one way to end this: Judge Jeanine

Jeanine Pirro takes no prisoners in a blistering opening monologue on America's crime wave on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine.' #FoxNews #JusticewithJudgeJeanine ... JEANINE PIRRO: It is time for us to be visible and vocal... And that means holding th...

Nightly News Full Broadcast - December 4th

Nightly News Full Broadcast - December 4th

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect arraigned in court, unprecedented charges in Michigan high school shooting, and Omicron variant spreads across the U.S. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection o...

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DEA warns of counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl

DEA warns of counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl

Former DEA special agent in charge Derek Maltz says 'we have a chemical weapon attack that nobody's paying attention to.' #FoxNews #JudgeJeanine Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) ...