Bannon Says FTC Testimony Would Harm Criminal Case
By Reenat Sinay (December 10, 2020, 5:34 PM EST) -- Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday challenged the Federal Trade Commission's bid to force him to testify about his role in the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, telling a D.C. federal judge the request is "designed to damage" his defense in a separate criminal case.
The FTC claims that Bannon, who served as vice president and a board member at a now-defunct political consulting firm before stepping down in August 2016 to lead President Donald Trump's election campaign, has been dodging requests to appear at an investigatory hearing for over a year.
Bannon denies any involvement in the alleged...
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