The comments were made during Bannon’s “War Room: Pandemic” live stream and were posted on several of his social media accounts including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. As a result, Bannon was permanently suspended from Twitter, and both YouTube and Facebook removed videos from their sites, citing policies against inciting violence.
In a letter filed Friday in federal court in Manhattan, William Burck, Bannon̵7;s attorney, requested a postponement of the status hearing on Monday in his criminal case. The judge accepted the request and rescheduled the hearing on December 2.
“Mr. Bannon is in the process of withholding a new attorney, and Quinn Emanuel intends to withdraw. Therefore, Mr. Bannon respectfully requests that the status conference on this matter be postponed for three weeks so that he can take action. awake to retain a new attorney, adviser, Burck writes.
Burck, a highly regarded Republican attorney who served in the George W Bush administration, represented Bannon in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia meddling in the presidential election year. 2016.
Bannon withheld Burck after he and three others were indicted over the summer and charged with defrauding investors in a crowdfunding attempt called “We Build The Wall” to raise money for a border wall. They plead not guilty.
Burck declined to comment when contacted by CNN.