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MAGA Loyalist Peter Navarro Gets 4 Months in Prison for ‘Brazenly’ Defying Congress

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2024
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Reuters/Julia Nikhinson

Peter Navarro, the former White House aide to Donald Trump who was convicted last year on a pair of contempt of Congress charges for refusing to comply with a Jan. 6 committee subpoena, was sentenced to four months in a federal prison on Thursday.

Navarro, 74, will also have to pay a $9,500 fine, ruled U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta.

“They had a job to do and you made it harder,” said Mehta on Thursday, slamming Navarro’s refusal to testify in front of Congress. “It’s really that simple.”

Navarro initially...

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