BREAKING: Trump ex-adviser Bannon convicted of contempt of U.S. Congress

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A Washington, D.C., jury found former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon guilty of contempt of Congress Friday, following a brief trial where prosecutors argued Bannon “chose allegiance to Donald Trump over compliance with the law.”

The jury deliberated for less than three hours after closing arguments Friday, and a guilty verdict was widely anticipated after Bannon’s legal team did not call any witnesses in his defence.

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