Sentencing Bannon to four months in prison, Judge Nichols reiterated the gravity of the events of January. 6 has said that there is every reason for a congressional committee to investigate what happened that day and prevent something like this from happening again.
Nichols stressed that Bannon did not provide a document or any testimony. 6 Committee – He also did not provide a log of documents that he believed to be executive privilege.
However, the judge said factors in Bannon’s favor included that he was taking his lawyer’s advice, even if it was misguided. Nichols also said the committee was not trying to sue Bannon to enforce their subpoena.
The four-month sentence was two months shorter than what prosecutors were seeking.