A request from former White House strategist Steve Bannon to delay a vote Tuesday to refer him for prosecution has been denied by the House select committee probing the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6.

The request was made after former President Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the panel to try to prevent Congress from obtaining some of his White House documents.

In a federal lawsuit, Trump said the committee’s August request was “almost limitless in scope,” and sought many records that were not even connected to the siege.

Bannon’s attorney, Robert Costello, made the request for the delay in a letter to Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. A copy of the letter was posted on Twitter by Axios’ Andrew Solender.... Read More: Newsmax