U.S. congressional panel probing Capitol riot sets Bannon contempt vote

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol said it would convene a business meeting on Tuesday to vote on adopting a contempt report against Steve Bannon, a longtime adviser to former President Donald Trump. The committee said on Thursday that Bannon had declined to cooperate with its investigation. “The Select Committee will not tolerate defiance of our subpoenas, so we must move forward with proceedings to refer Mr. Bannon for criminal contempt,” the committee’s Democratic chairman, Representa…

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