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Jan. 6 committee votes unanimously to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

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The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol voted unanimously to hold Steve Bannon, onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for failure to comply with a subpoena.

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LIZ CHENEY: Mr. Chairman, I move that the committee favorably report to the House the committee's report on a resolution recommending that the House of Representatives find Stephen K. Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol as amended.

BENNIE THOMPSON: The question on the motion is favorably reported to the House. Those in favor say "aye."

- Aye.

BENNIE THOMPSON: Those opposed, no. In The opinion of the chair, the ayes have it.

LIZ CHENEY: Mr. Chairman, I request a recorded vote.

BENNIE THOMPSON: A recorded vote is requested. The clerk will call the roll.

- Ms. Cheney.

LIZ CHENEY: Aye.

- Ms. Lofgren.

ZOE LOFGREN: Yes.

- Ms. Lofgren, aye. Mr. Schiff.

ADAM SCHIFF: Aye.

- Mr Schiff, aye. Mr. Aguilar.

PETE AGUILAR: Aye.

- Mr. Aguilar, aye. Mrs. Murphy.

STEPHANIE MURPHY: Aye.

- Mrs. Murphy, aye. Mr. Raskin.

JAMIE RASKIN: Aye.

- Mr. Raskin, aye. Mrs. Luria.

ELAINE LURIA: Aye.

- Mrs. Luria, aye. Mr. Kinzinger.

ADAM KINZINGER: Aye.

- Mr. Kinzinger, aye.

BENNIE THOMPSON: Has the chair recorded?

- Mr. Chairman, you are now recorded.

BENNIE THOMPSON: I vote aye.

- Mr. Chairman, aye.

BENNIE THOMPSON: The clerk will report the vote.

- Mr. Chairman, on this vote, there are nine ayes, zero nos.

BENNIE THOMPSON: The motion is agreed to.

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