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Steve Bannon

A federal grand jury has indicted former Trump aide Steve Bannon for failing to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the Bannon indictment on Friday afternoon.

The Department of Justice release noted that Bannon, 67, has been charged with one count of contempt of Congress for "his refusal to appear for a deposition," and with a second count for"his refusal to produce documents." He will be arraigned in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on a future date yet to be set.

In a statement released with the announced indictment Garland 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."

For each count of contempt of Congress, Bannon could be imprisoned for a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of one year, plus fines of up to $1,000.

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, who failed to appear for a committee deposition this week, and other former Trump aides subpoenaed by the committee could become subject to prosecution under the same statute.




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Rep. Lauren Boebert

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For far-right Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, owning a gun-themed restaurant called Shooters Grill has been a major promotional tool among fellow MAGA Republicans and members of the National Rifle Association (NRA). But according to Daily Beast reporter Roger Sollenberger, Boebert’s promotional tool may be in trouble: Sollenberger reports that Boebert’s restaurant is “facing an uncertain” future now that the new landlord of the property she has been renting has announced that he won’t be renewing her lease.

In an article published by the Beast on June 23, Sollenberger describes the property’s new landlord as a “marijuana retailer.”

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Former President Donald Trump

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Publicly, former President Donald Trump is taking credit for the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade and ultimately revoking women's right to legal abortions. But, behind closed doors, he reportedly is not thrilled about the ruling.

According to Rolling Stone, "privately, the former president is anxious about what the end of Roe, and the flood of extreme Republican state-level anti-abortion laws it will unleash, will mean for the GOP’s electoral prospects — and for his own."

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