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

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By David Badash,The New Civil Rights Movement 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.” Navarro was arrested in June for failing to comply “in any way” with a subpoena issued by the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack and indicted by a grand jury on two contempt charges. The Court ruled Navarro “has not made a ‘colorable claim,’” meaning, valid, “as to either element …

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