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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon will not serve his prison sentence in one of the more highly-sought "Club Fed" facilities he'd hoped for. Instead, CNN's Katelyn Polantz reported Monday, Bannon is headed to the same prison in Danbury, Connecticut, that housed the woman whose memoir inspired the hit Netflix series, "Orange Is the New Black." "So Steve Bannon wanted to go to a 'Club Fed,' a prison camp, but that is not what is going to be possible in the federal system for him now that he has to serve this four-month sentence for contempt of Congress, refusing to be an interviewee or turn over documents to the House."
The reason, she explained, is that he has additional charges pending in New York for his "We Build The Wall" fraud scheme, which means he is a "slightly higher security inmate than somebody who could be in a camp."



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Off he goes to prison, threatening everyone he can think of along the way.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2024-06-18 07:15 AM | Reply

Evan Hurst reports in "Orange Is The New Steve Bannon" over at Wonkette (www.wonkette.com):

... CNN notes that they might need to move Bannon to Rikers during his Manhattan trial, if his Manhattan trial is happening at the same time he's doing his federal time. And if Bannon is supposed to report to prison on July 1, and his sentence is four months, and his New York trial starts in September, we are just doing the math here, and ...


#2 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2024-06-18 02:15 PM | Reply

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