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Ex-Trump adviser Peter Navarro sentenced for contempt of Congress in Capitol riot probe

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2024
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Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro was sentenced Thursday to four months behind bars for flouting a subpoena from the House select committee that investigated the 2021 Capitol riot.

Navarro, 74, argued that he couldn’t comply with the subpoena for his testimony and relevant documents because of executive privilege, but a DC jury convicted him in September of two counts of contempt of Congress.

“I haven’t heard a word of contrition from Dr. Navarro since this case began,” US District Judge Amit Mehta said before imposing the penalty.

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