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Trump’s Big Liars Urge Brazil’s Bolsonaro to Refuse to Concede

Mother Jones illustration; David Dee Delgado/Getty, Mateus Bonomi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Top purveyors of former President Donald Trump’s election fraud lies are now calling for Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to follow Trump’s lead and refuse to admit defeat. “Bolsonaro can’t…

January 6 Committee Formally Subpoenas Donald Trump

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On Friday, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol issued a subpoena for testimony and documents from former president Donald Trump, ordering him to appear before a panel of lawmakers…

Steve Bannon Was Just Sentenced to Four Months in Prison

Former President Donald Steve Bannon in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 4.Curtis Means/DailyMail/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On Friday, Steve Bannon, the former Trump advisor, was sentenced to four months in federal prison for two counts of contempt of Congress. The sentence,…

Prosecutors Seek 6-Month Sentence For Bannon

Steve Bannon outside of Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York, US, on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. John Nacion/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.The Justice Department wants Steve Bannon imprisoned for six months and fined $200,000 for contempt of Congress, a charge resulting…

Steve Bannon is Guilty of Contempt of Congress

Patrick Semansky/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was convicted Friday of defying a subpoena from the congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurrection. For all the sound and fury from Bannon about Justice Department overreach, the…