Former Trump White House Adviser Peter Navarro Indicted on Contempt Charges

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Former Trump White House Adviser Peter Navarro Indicted on Contempt Charges

Former Trump White House Adviser, Peter Navarro, Indicted on Contempt Charges.

According to court documents unsealed on June 3, former White House adviser Peter Navarro has been indicted on contempt of Congress charges.

NBC reports that the former Trump adviser was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 2.

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Navarro was indicted for contempt after dodging a subpoena from the House committee seeking testimony and documents relating to January 6.

Navarro was indicted for contempt after dodging a subpoena from the House committee seeking testimony and documents relating to January 6.

According to NBC, court documents show that the government requested the indictment be sealed until his , "arrest operation is executed.".

The events leading to the charges in the indictment have been the subject of public scrutiny and concern, Federal prosecutors' motion to keep the case sealed, via NBC.

NBC reports that Navarro was indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress.

One count was for failing to provide documents, and another was for failing to testify.

NBC reports that Navarro was indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress.

One count was for failing to provide documents, and another was for failing to testify.

According to the House Committee, Navarro played a key role, "in the ex-president’s effort to overturn the 2020 election.”.

NBC reports that Navarro is the second individual to be charged with criminal contempt of Congress for failing to cooperate with the House's investigation of January 6.

NBC reports that Navarro is the second individual to be charged with criminal contempt of Congress for failing to cooperate with the House's investigation of January 6.

In November, former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon was indicted on contempt of Congress after refusing to answer the House committee's questions.

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NBC reports that contempt of Congress is punishable by a $100,000 fine and up to one year in prison.

NBC reports that contempt of Congress is punishable by a $100,000 fine and up to one year in prison


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