Republicans FIGHT BACK – Huge Move!

(DailyEmailNews.com) – In a huge move that could turn the tables, House Administration Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Barry Loudermilk plans to challenge the validity of the Jan. 6 Select Committee’s report against former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.

Loudermilk will submit an amicus brief to the Supreme Court and introduce a resolution in the House this Wednesday, according to the Daily Caller.

He argues that the Jan. 6 Select Committee did not stick to House rules requiring consultation with a “Ranking Member of the Minority” for taking depositions, as there was no Republican Ranking Member on the committee.

Consequently, he contends that the committee’s decision to hold Bannon in contempt for not appearing for a deposition was procedurally flawed, as there was no ranking member to give the necessary notification.

His office further stated that Nancy Pelosi’s appointment of former Republican Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney as the Vice Chair of the committee did not meet the legal requirements for consultation with the Ranking Member, as the Vice Chair is not equivalent to the Ranking Member.

Additionally, Loudermilk’s subcommittee is drafting legislation aimed at “nullifying the Jan. 6 Select Committee’s work,” details of which are expected to be revealed soon.

The push to submit the amicus brief comes alongside Bannon’s recent plea to the Supreme Court to postpone his upcoming prison term.

Bannon is scheduled to begin serving a four-month sentence for contempt of Congress by July 1 unless the court intervenes.

In a statement, Loudermilk criticized the Jan. 6 Select Committee’s operations, saying, “My Committee has spent the past year and a half turning over every rock, examining every shred of evidence, and investigating the entirety of operations of Vice-chair Liz Cheney and Chair Bennie Thompson’s Select Committee on January 6th.”

Loudermilk also pointed to what he described as misleading “findings” by Pelosi and Cheney’s committee.

“While Nancy Pelosi and Liz Cheney’s two year inquisition may have entertained the media and kept numerous Democrat lawyers busy, it had very real world implications, which we see in the imprisonment of Peter Navarro and Steve Bannon,” he added.

In related developments, Republican Indiana Representative Jim Banks has written to Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, urging him and the House GOP to support Bannon’s legal defense.

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