Steve Bannon, pardoned for crimes in the White House, but indicted for refusing Congressional subpoenas, played a key role in spreading the “Big Lie” as reported by the Brookings Institution (1-14-22). Along with nearly nonstop podcasting election misinformation from August to January 202-21, he manned a “war room” (the name of his podcast) from a suite in the Willard Hotel with a group of former President Donald Trump’s political operators, family and friends. He was closely involved with the rally and storming of the Capitol. January 6, 2021 was a Steve Bannon-type of day.
Steve Bannon speaks to reporters after leaving federal court,
Washington, Nov. 15, 2021 | Alex Brandon/AP