Peter Navarro convicted of contempt for defying Jan. 6 panel subpoena

On February 18, 2021, Peter Navarro, a top economic adviser to former President Donald Trump, was convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena. The contempt charge stems from Navarro’s refusal to testify before the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Navarro has been ordered to pay a $25,000 fine and serve up to five months in prison.

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