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Former Trump Aide, Peter Navarro, Indicted by Grand Jury

Remarks by President Trump et al. at Signing of Trade Executive Orders via Wikimedia Commons.

Via TTN:

On Friday, a federal grand just indicted former Trump aide Peter Navarro with two counts of criminal contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas from the House Jan. 6 Select Committee.

The Daily Mail reports:

Navarro has been charged with two counts of contempt, one for failing to appear for a deposition before the committee and one for failing to produce documents.  The former Trump trade adviser is due to appear in court Friday afternoon for the charges.

Late last month Navarro launched legal action against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the committee, claiming that they have no legal right to hold him in contempt of Congress for refusing to give evidence.

The Justice Department noted that each charge has a minimum of 30 days and maximum of one year jail time, as well as a fine of up to $100,000.

The House voted to forward the case to the Justice Department last month.

But in an 88-page legal filing shared with DailyMail.com, Navarro argues that President Joe Biden had no authority to waive former President Donald Trump‘s executive privilege or his former adviser’s ‘testimonial immunity.’

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ANTNEE
ANTNEE
6 months ago

KEEP UP THE GOOD FIGHT, PETER