The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday recessed a hearing with former Donald Trump aide Steve Bannon who, according to Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), refused to answer questions despite being subpoenaed by the congressional panel.
NEWS: Top GOP lawmaker on House Russia probe, @ConawayTX11, says committee has RECESSED Bannon hearing. Subpoena st… https://t.co/8eu17A7jB5— Kyle Cheney (@Kyle Cheney)1516150927.0
Two sources familiar tell me Bannon's refusal to answer House Intel questions is meant to show "loyalty" to Trump.— Joshua Green (@Joshua Green)1516151794.0
Bannon was subpoenaed (for the second time in a week) while testifying before the House intel panel early Tuesday after he reportedly refused to answer questions about the Trump administration or presidential transition. Despite being ordered to speak, Bannon continued to stonewall the panel. Ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) accused the White House of imposing a “gag order” on Bannon.
@ConawayTX11 MORE NEWS: Top Dem on the committee, @RepAdamSchiff, says after committee subpoenaed, Bannon’s lawyer… https://t.co/DcF2HYkxyb— Kyle Cheney (@Kyle Cheney)1516151213.0
Schiff says WH imposed a “gag order” that was “breathtaking” in scope to deny Bannon from answering questions abou… https://t.co/vAoMFkLES8— Manu Raju (@Manu Raju)1516151665.0