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. .
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. .
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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