Trump advisor Stephen Bannon cited the Podcast mandate as the reason he was not required to report to prison

The days after being command Surrendered before July 1 with a four-month prison sentence, longtime Trump adviser Stephen Bannon speak Tucker Carlson: “In my 20s, I served my country on a Navy destroyer, and in my 70s, I will serve my country in federal prison. It doesn’t make any difference to me. It won’t change my life in any way.” But apparently, it really is do important to him, because last night he tried his best to stay away from the big house.

In an emergency motion filed Tuesday, Bannon, who was sentenced to time in prison for contempt of Congress, request A federal appeals court let him remain free while he appealed his criminal conviction. Why did he think the court should grant him such a pardon? Because he’s trying to help get re-elected Donald Trump, and also because he has a podcast that his listeners simply cannot do without. “The government sought to imprison Mr. Bannon during the four months leading up to the November election, when millions of Americans turned to him for information on important campaign issues,” the lawyer said. Trent McCotter wrote in the profile. “This would also prevent Mr. Bannon from playing a meaningful advisory role in the ongoing national campaign.”

Bannon hosts a show called Command roomwhere, among other things, he has call for Beheading top and prominent government officials speak listeners, on January 5, 2021, “We’re on the attack” and “All hell will break loose tomorrow.” In a text message sent to NBC News after a judge ordered him to surrender on July 1, he Written: “Who said I was reporting! WarRoom cannot and will not be silent.” He added that the show’s regular schedule would continue, saying: “4 hours a day, 5 days a week and two Saturdays.… WarRoom is a MAGA military command center—it cannot stop and will not stop until we achieve final victory.”

Bannon was actually sentenced to prison in 2022, but was allowed to remain free pending an appeal of his sentence; Last month, a three-judge panel of the federal appeals court upheld his guilty verdict. After that ruling, Judge Carl Nichols said Trump’s adviser could no longer delay his time behind bars. In an emergency motion filed yesterday, Bannon asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to dismiss Nichols’ order. His lawyers have argued that he does not need to go to prison until all avenues of appeal against his conviction – including the Supreme Court – have been exhausted.

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