U.S. House to vote on Bannon contempt resolution on Thursday – source

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FILE PHOTO: Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon holds a news conference in Rome

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote on Thursday on a contempt of Congress resolution for Steve Bannon, a long-time aide to former President Donald Trump, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.

The Democratic-controlled House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol is expected to approve a report backing contempt charges against Bannon at a meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. EDT (2330 GMT) on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; editing by Jan Wolfe)

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