Steve Bannon is an American media executive and host of the podcast ‘War Room.’ Did he get arrested for criminal contempt?
Stephen Kevin Bannon, mostly known as Steve Bannon, is a media executive, Republican political consultant, and financial adviser.
Aside from that, he is the chairman of the American news company Breitbart News. In the late 1970’s he served in the US Navy for 7 years.
After his Navy service, Bannon also served at the Pentagon as a special assistant to the Chief of Naval Operations.
Steve was the chief executive officer of the 2016 presidential campaign for Donald Trump. After Trump won the election, Bannon was appointed as the Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to the President for 8 months.
He has produced a total of 18 as an executive producer since 1991. Recently, he was referred to the US justice department for criminal contempt.
Where Is Steve Bannon Today?
Currently, Steve Bannon is being investigated for criminal contempt. He has been summoned to court as the House of Representatives voted to hold him contempt for assisting last year’s Capitol riot attack.
It is suspected that he and former president Trump were allies in the violent attack after Trump lost to Joe Biden in last year’s presidential elections. Now the US prosecutors are debating if they should present criminal charges against Bannon.
Only 9 out of 229 Grand Old Party lawmakers voted ‘No’ in the case. It has been 9 months since the attack took place. Now Bannon is most likely could be punished for the criminal contempt.
In a scene reminiscent of Jan. 6, extreme environmentalist protesters push police to try to force their way inside the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. They’re demanding the end of fossil fuels. Officers use a taser to force them back. pic.twitter.com/3Mll8ajJZT
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) October 14, 2021
How Old Is Steve Bannon? Age Explored
Steve Bannon’s age is currently 67 years old as he was born on November 27, 1953, in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. He is of Irish and German lineage.
The political strategist was born in a middle-class family. He used to work as a manager at AT&T. His parents are Doris and Martin J. Bannon Jr., Both of his parents, were Democrats who were pro-Kennedy.
Steve graduated from Harvard Business School with a Master of Business Administration degree. He also has a master’s degree in national security, which he acquired during his time in the Navy.
Does Steve Bannon Have A Wife? Who Is He Married To?
Steve Bannon is reportedly single and does not have a wife. He has been married to 3 women throughout his life.
His first wife was Cathleen Houff Jordan. He married Cathleen in the late ’80s. They got divorced before Bannon met his second wife, Mary Piccard.
Bannon and Piccard tied the knot in 1995. Two years later, they too split up. 9 years later, he got remarried to his third wife, Diane Clohesy. He has a total of 3 children and maintains a good relationship with all of them.
Did Steve Bannon Get Arrested?
Steve Bannon has not been arrested yet. But, he is being investigated for criminal contempt. He has been called to the court regarding the capital riot that took place in 2020.
Previously, the financial adviser was arrested on August 8, 2020, for fraud and money laundering. His charges would’ve put him in jail for 20 years. But later, he was released on a $5 million bond agreement.
It is rumored that Bannon will surely go to jail for a long time this time and that former president Trump will not save him.
Holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt was an early test of our democracy’s recovery.
Now, it is in the hands of the Department of Justice.
To do justice. pic.twitter.com/isp9KkW121
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) October 22, 2021