Skip to comments.Judge dismisses indictment against Steve Bannon over the objection of prosecutors
Posted on 05/25/2021 8:31:41 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
BREAKING: Judge dismisses indictment against ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon https://t.co/1kkOc1TzEv
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) May 25, 2021
Judge dismisses indictment against Steve Bannon
NEW YORK — An indictment against Steve Bannon was dismissed Tuesday over the objection of prosecutors who said it should stand despite Trump’s decision to pardon his former chief strategist.
The dismissal came in a written ruling by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres, who called it the “proper course.”
The Manhattan jurist said it was not the practice of the region’s federal courts to remove a defendant from a case’s docket without resolving the indictment. And she noted that the pardon does not by itself render a defendant innocent of the alleged crime nor eliminate probable cause of guilt.
“To the contrary, from the country’s earliest days, courts, including the Supreme Court, have acknowledged that even if there is no formal admission of guilt, the issuance of a pardon may ‘carr(y) an imputation of guilt; acceptance a confession of it,’” she wrote, partially quoting a 1915 court ruling.
Bannon had pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he and three others defrauded donors in a $25 million fund to build a wall along the nation’s southern border.
Federal prosecutors had asked the judge to let the indictment against him stand.
They wrote that dismissing the indictment “could have a broader effect than the pardon itself, among other things potentially relieving Bannon of certain consequences not covered by the pardon.”
Bannon remains one of the few fighters and Patriots left.
Look at these Stasi Rats. They demand a judge ignore a presidential pardon.
They are enemies of America.
I don’t always agree with Bannon, but he is doing the job that the RNC should be doing.
Steve Bannon’s War Room show the best.
Real America’s Voice Channel, channel 219 Dish Network
9-11am weekdays and new show at 4pm weekdays
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I was wondering what was going to happen. Great news and yes, I love his show and I love when he has Peter Navarro, Raheem and Maureen on the show.
View them as worse scum than serial kiddie-murdering pedophile rapists.
These commie pigs just won’t give it up.
So happy for Steve. One of the few real fighters out there.
..War Room is a danger to the deep state
An Obama appointee, no less.
The judge’s comments were offensive and unnecessary.
I listen to Steve Bannon three hours every day now—I discovered him after the election. It’s the only place I get my news now. It’s more than enough. . .he’s fantastic. So smart.
I don’t know the details of the fraud charge here of “Funding the Wall” but I doubt Steve Bannon did anything wrong (his priorities seem elsewhere and he clearly values righteousness) and I do know that a pardon is a pardon.
I like Steve but Raheem is great and has an excellent sense of humor. Honorable mentions to Boris, Natalie, and Peter.
I do agree with you!
Natalie is a breath of fresh air!!
I love this guy. His Warroom podcast and Tucker are the only must watch news right now, and Tucker is hit and miss.
I might get a tatoo on my back of him ala Stone/Nixon.
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