Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Steve Bannon has hired one of former President Donald Trump's attorneys, David Schoen, in his second impeachment trial to defend him in court, records show, as the ex-Trump advisor was taken into federal custody Monday after being indicted for contempt of Congress after refusing to comply with a subpoena from the House's January 6 committee. Key Facts Bannon surrendered to the FBI in Washington, D.C., Monday morning ahead of an expected court appearance Monday afternoon. Attorney David Schoen notified the federal district court early Monday that he is now representing Bannon. The Alabama-based attorney previously defended Trump when he was impeached for his alleged role in the January 6 riot, arguing during the impeachment trial the charges against the president were "an unjust and blatantly unconstitutional act of political vengeance" by Democrats. Schoen , an accomplished criminal defense and civil rights attorney, is also known for representing fellow one-time Trump associate Roger Stone after he was convicted on counts of obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering based on his role in Trump's 2016 campaign—with Trump later commuting his sentence. The attorney has also said he met with alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein… Read full this story
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