Steve Bannon Seeks To Delay Trial Until October 2022

The Daily Beast reports:

On Monday night, Bannon’s legal team and federal prosecutors filed a joint status report in his case that details the road ahead. In the run-up to a trial sometime next year, Bannon’s lawyers plan to seek evidence from the White House and Justice Department that includes “documents reflecting the decision to charge Mr. Bannon,” according to the court filing.

Bannon’s lawyers say they are seeking to push the trial to October 2022—perhaps not coincidentally mere days before the midterm elections. That would fit snugly with Bannon’s overarching goal to politicize his case, or as he put it last month, turn it into the “misdemeanor from hell for Merrick Garland, Nancy Pelosi, and Joe Biden.”

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