Judge Says Navarro Isn’t Victim of Selective Prosecution

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Peter Navarro is charged with criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena. Navarro asserted that he was selectively prosecuted compared to two other former high ranking Trump White House aides against whom the Justice Department declined to bring charges. U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta found that Navarro failed to make a plausible legal claim.
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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Judge rejects ex-Trump aide Navarro’s selective prosecution claim

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A federal judge on Monday rejected former Trump aide Peter Navarro’s request to investigate his indictment for contempt of Congress. Navarro, who was indicted on two counts of contempt for refusing…

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“Former Trump White House advisor Peter Navarro suffered a setback Monday ahead of his November trial on contempt of Congress charges, as a federal judge rejected his bid to pursue government records that he claimed would show political influence behind his criminal prosecution,” Insider reports

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'Factual distinctions matter': Judge mocks Peter Navarro’s complaint in contempt of Congress case

A federal judge on Monday denied former top Trump White House advisor and conspiracy theorist Peter Navarro‘s claims in his contempt of Congress case, highlighting several including his claim of selective prosecution and “unlawful political interference.”

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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