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(19,711 posts)
Sat Jul 23, 2022, 11:15 PM Jul 2022

Will Steve Bannon be sentenced to jail time?

I mean significant jail time, not 30 days or less.

40 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Yes, the Judge will sock him out of the box
20 (50%)
No, jail is for the underclasses
3 (8%)
A token sentence, days or weeks
16 (40%)
"Community Service" (LMAO)
0 (0%)
Put in the stocks on the National Mall
0 (0%)
Spanking by Stormy Daniels
0 (0%)
No fast food for a year
0 (0%)
Alternative (state punishment of your choice)
1 (3%)
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Will Steve Bannon be sentenced to jail time? (Original Post) orangecrush Jul 2022 OP
Bannon rso Jul 2022 #1
Hope so orangecrush Jul 2022 #2
90 days is my guess. Johnny2X2X Jul 2022 #3
90 days in the hole..at least. 2 years sounds better Deuxcents Jul 2022 #4
30 days is the mandatory minimum for each count. Eugene Jul 2022 #5
I hope he gets the max, which I think is 2 years. forgotmylogin Jul 2022 #6
There is no way he's going to get the max sentence to be served consecutively greenjar_01 Jul 2022 #8
On the other hand, Mr.Bill Jul 2022 #21
I hope he does too, but Demobrat Jul 2022 #10
Yes greenjar_01 Jul 2022 #7
Probably already writing his book. (Dispatches From Club Fed) Midnight Writer Jul 2022 #9
However long he gets, Demobrat Jul 2022 #11
There is a 30-day minimum LetMyPeopleVote Jul 2022 #12
whatever the sentence, he will nor serve a day rampartc Jul 2022 #13
I don't think he'll get probation. EndlessWire Jul 2022 #18
Trump can't pardon him, unless he's president LeftInTX Jul 2022 #19
He's white and rich. rownesheck Jul 2022 #14
Mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines are 30 days for each count of contempt Victor_c3 Jul 2022 #15
He should be sentenced to 24 hour showers. JanMichael Jul 2022 #16
Yes but orangecrush Jul 2022 #17
I think the bigger question is will he be allowed to remain out on bail GoodRaisin Jul 2022 #20


(7,544 posts)
6. I hope he gets the max, which I think is 2 years.
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 12:16 AM
Jul 2022

He was not bullied by the former guy, he was publicly flagrant and blatant about defying the subpoena, so there are no extenuating circumstances, and he shouldn't just get a token martyrdom of a month or less.


(9,086 posts)
10. I hope he does too, but
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 02:51 AM
Jul 2022

if he doesn’t have any priors that will probably be taken into account, won’t it?



(6,477 posts)
7. Yes
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 12:19 AM
Jul 2022

He will get probably in the area of 90 days, and he will serve some portion of that, probably 50-60 days.


(9,086 posts)
11. However long he gets,
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 02:55 AM
Jul 2022

I hope it’s in a tough place where he has to sleep with one eye open.

I don’t wish prison violence on him. I don’t wish that on anybody. But other than that I hope the experience is as hellacious as prison gets.


(5,465 posts)
13. whatever the sentence, he will nor serve a day
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 03:45 AM
Jul 2022

he will be out on appeal bond until trump can pardon him.

at least that is their plan.

a better sentence would be 2 years (the max run concurrently), suspended with probation and a gag order and ankle monitor. he probably would not appeal that.


(6,619 posts)
18. I don't think he'll get probation.
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 01:04 PM
Jul 2022

Not if the Judge caught his broadcasts during and after the trial. He is just laughing in the Judge's face.

I think he will appeal any punishment however slight. He is a millionaire and can afford it.

An ankle monitor implies home confinement. That has no deterring effects at all. He needs to be sent to the slammer.

He is being punished solely for defying the subpoena, not his support for the coup or for his personal hygiene or ugliness, nor for his broadcasts. He should get at least 60 days in lockup; he can be sentenced concurrently for 30 days, but doesn't have to be. I don't think he will get a suspended sentence (for what?)

So, my bingo card guess is 60 days in the slammer. Unless his attorney can come up with a medical report severe enough to give him home confinement, which means nothing.


(25,939 posts)
19. Trump can't pardon him, unless he's president
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 02:53 PM
Jul 2022

I don't think Bannon's appeals will last that long.
There's no guarantee that Trump will be elected in 2024.

Bannon will go to jail for 30 days or so.

He may drag out appeals if the sentence was maximum, but I don't think he's gonna get it.


(3,557 posts)
15. Mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines are 30 days for each count of contempt
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 07:54 AM
Jul 2022

I hope the judge makes an example out of him.

He’s in a position of major influence. Surely other republicans will see how his disregard for congressional subpoenas will play out. If the judge goes easy on him, then what’s the point of congressional hearings if those being inspected can just ignore them?


(8,944 posts)
20. I think the bigger question is will he be allowed to remain out on bail
Sun Jul 24, 2022, 03:45 PM
Jul 2022

during his appeal? He knows he will have to pull some jail time because of the minimum sentence. His goal will be to delay and delay during appeals. It just seems like all too often it’s assholes like this that get to buy their way out of having to go, for a long time, which is a luxury that poor defendants don’t get.

I want the judge at this sentencing to say “fuck that” and order the leg irons and lead him out for 2 years of prison. Let him appeal while he sits in a private prison jail cell while Donald Trump plays golf.

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