Steve Bannon sentenced to prison; says ‘look at the rise of MAGA’

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Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon has been ordered to report to prison on July 1 due to contempt of Congress charges after defying the subpoena from the January 6 committee.

His sentence is set to last four months, which Sara Gonzales notes is suspicious.

“It’s not lost on me, shouldn’t be lost on you — it’s July 1. It’s a four-month prison sentence, ok? So, July, August, September, October, November. So, Steve Bannon will now be sidelined until November during campaign season,” she says wearily.

The judge had previously paused the sentence when it was handed down in October 2022 while Bannon appealed his conviction, but the judge has just ruled that the original reasons behind the postponement no longer apply after the Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against his position.

But Bannon could not have made it clearer that he’s not giving up and that Trump supporters have a lot to look forward to as the election nears.

“I’ve got great lawyers, and we’re going to go all the way to the Supreme Court if we have to,” Bannon said after his bail was revoked.

Bannon then addressed the Justice Department: “They’re not going to shut up Trump. They’re not going to shut up Navarro. They’re not going to shut up Bannon, and they’re certainly not going to shut up MAGA.”

“Look at the rise of MAGA. Look at the rise of Donald Trump. If the election was held today, according to Harry Enten over at CNN, President Trump would win in a landslide,” he added. “This is about one thing. This is about shutting down the MAGA movement, shutting down grassroots conservatives, shutting down president Trump.”

“Not only are we winning, we are going to prevail, and every number and every poll shows that. There’s nothing that can shut me up, and nothing that will shut me up. There’s not a prison built or jail built that will ever shut me up.”

“All victory to MAGA, we’re going to win this, we’re going to win at the Supreme Court, and more importantly we’re going to win on November 5 in an amazing landslide with the Senate, the House and also Donald J. Trump back as President of the United States,” he concluded.

Like Gonzales, Stu Burguiere is well aware that this has everything to do with the upcoming election.

“It would be great if the people in Washington trusted us to make the decision that is really our decision to make. They keep trying to take it away from us in every way possible,” Stu Burguiere says. “They want to do everything except let this jury of 330 million people, and you know, millions of those voters, make the decision ourselves.”

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House GOP aims to deport, permanently ban illegal immigrants convicted of sexual assault

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United States Representative Vern Buchanan (R-Florida) introduced legislation Wednesday that would detain, deport, and permanently ban illegal immigrants convicted of sexual assault, according to a press release from the congressman’s office.

Representatives Darrell Issa (R-California) and Byron Donalds (R-Florida) joined as original cosponsors of the proposed bill titled the Protecting Our Communities from Sexual Predators Act. Nonprofit organization NumbersUSA also endorsed the measure.

If passed, the legislation would ensure that illegal immigrants convicted of sexual crimes are removed from the country and banned from returning.

Buchanan’s bill would “require” the federal government to detain illegal immigrants who have been charged with or convicted of sexual assault. Individuals convicted of these crimes would be “immediately deportable” under the proposed legislation and “permanently prohibit[ed]” from re-entering the United States.

“Illegal aliens who sexually assault and rape American citizens have absolutely no place in our society,” Buchanan stated. “Shockingly, illegal immigrants who commit sexual assault are not immediately deportable, which is why we need to pass this commonsense legislation to keep these deranged and dangerous predators out of our country and help protect our communities.”

Buchanan's press release noted several recent sexual crimes allegedly committed by illegal immigrants.

“Last month, an illegal alien by the name of Santo Felix Cruz-Ramos was arrested in Buchanan’s backyard of Englewood, Florida, for raping a woman in a hotel room. In January of this year, another illegal alien named Pierre Lucard Emilie was arrested for raping a developmentally disabled person in Boston, Massachusetts. Emilie had originally entered our country through the southern border and was previously arrested for rape but subsequently released by a judge,” it read.

Donalds wrote in a statement on X Wednesday, “Americans throughout all corners of our nation are bearing the perilous consequences of Biden’s open border crime wave. I stand with @VernBuchanan to ensure illegal aliens convicted of sexual assault are deemed deportable. These shocking & avoidable crimes must come to an end.”

Issa called the proposed bill “a real solution that will detain, remove, and prevent future entry of illegal migrants who commit sexual crimes.”

“Biden’s open borders have not only made a mockery of our laws, but also tragic victims of so many innocent Americans. In every region of this country, illegal migrant criminals – including sexually violent predators – have inflicted unimaginable suffering and it’s time to fight back,” Issa stated.

Approximately 8.7 million immigrants have illegally crossed into the country since President Biden took office. Another 1.8 million illegal immigrants are designated “gotaways” who were not apprehended by Border Patrol agents before entering the U.S.

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