Supreme Court Denies Steve Bannon’s Request To Stay Out Of Jail

June 29, 2024

The Supreme Court denied Friday former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s request to stay out of jail pending his appeal. He will serve a four-month sentence for his contempt of Congress conviction, which stems from his decision to ignore a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee. (RELATED: There Is Near Zero Historical Precedent For Biden DOJ Getting Steve Bannon Thrown In Jail)A federal appeals court upheld his 2022 conviction in May. Bannon asked the Supreme Court last week to put his prison sentence on hold while he seeks further appeal. “There is no reason for that outcome in a case that presents substantial legal issues.”The Supreme Court denied Steve Bannon’s effort to stay out of jail pending his appeal of his contempt of Congress conviction.