Former Trump Aide Navarro Indicted for Defying Jan. 6 Panel

Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro was indicted on contempt charges after defying a subpoena from the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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FILE - White House trade adviser Peter Navarro listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, on Aug. 14, 2020, in Washington. Former White House official Navarro was indicted Friday, June 3, 2022, on contempt charges after defying a subpoena from the House panel investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro was indicted Friday on contempt charges after defying a subpoena from the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Navarro is former President Donald Trump’s second aide to be charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with the Jan. 6, 2021, investigation, His arrest comes months after the indictment of former White House adviser Steve Bannon. Navarro, 72, was…

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