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Steve Bannon outside U. S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Steve Bannon surrendered to law enforcement Monday morning, and after being processed stood before a magistrate judge, waived arraignment, and was given instructions.

Bannon will not he jailed pre-trial. He is to remain at his listed address (free to come and go, he just cannot move) and must surrender his passport, according to NBC4 Washington Investigative Reporter Scott MacFarlane.

But Bannon must "notify Pretrial Services for any travel outside U.S."

HuffPost senior justice reporter Ryan Reilly says Bannon must "keep them advised of travel inside the U.S. (outside the U.S. requires court permission).

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From left Reps. Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and Louis Gohmert

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and three other “Sedition Caucus” Republicans held a press conference Tuesday allegedly to decry the conditions at the D.C. jail, which is housing accused suspects awaiting trial for actions during the January 6 Capitol riot. But Greene and her three co-members used the event primarily to further false far-right claims about the insurrection, while wrongly claiming they are being “persecuted” by the government – a talking point Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly used.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir.

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