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Bannon lawyer complains to judge that his client is ‘handcuffed’ after his pre-trial stunts got shot down

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By Travis Gettys Steve Bannon’s lawyer continued to complain right up the start of opening statements that his client was left with no defenses after his legal stunts failed. The former White House strategist is on trial for contempt of Congress after refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the Jan. 6 Committee, and a judge last week denied his request to delay his trial and attorney David Schoen fumed over pretrial rulings blocking his planned defenses, according to Wall Street Journal reporter Jan Wolfe. “Mr. Bannon is handcuffed and can’t tell [jurors] what he believed,” Schoen said to…

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