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Bannon Is Ringmaster in a ‘Political Circus’ on Courthouse Steps

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Steve Bannon speaks to members of the media outside federal court in Washington, on July 18.
Steve Bannon speaks to members of the media outside federal court in Washington, on July 18.Photographer: Ting Shen/Blomberg
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Steve Bannon’s defense team was advised by a judge to not make a “political circus” out of his criminal contempt trial for refusing to cooperate with the House committee probing the Capitol riot.

That warning didn’t extend to the courthouse steps.