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Steve Bannon to report to prison after Supreme Court denies his request to delay sentencing

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(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Supreme Court Friday denied ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s request to remain out of jail while he continues to appeal his contempt of Congress conviction.

Bannon earlier this month was ordered by U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols to report to prison by July 1 to begin serving his four-month sentence.

Bannon was sentenced to four months in October 2022 after he was found guilty of defying a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

After Bannon was sentenced, Nichols agreed to postpone the jail term while Bannon appealed the conviction.

He ordered Bannon to report to prison after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Bannon’s conviction last month.

Bannon last Friday filed an emergency appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to remain out of prison.

The Supreme Court provided no vote breakdown in its decision to deny his request.

ABC News’ Katherine Faulders and Laura Romero contributed to this report.

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