"Former White House advisor Peter K. Navarro has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of contempt of Congress stemming from his failure to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 breach of the United States Capitol," the Justice Department said in a release.What is Navarro's misdemeanor process crime?
Prosecutors charged Mr. Navarro, 72, with what amounted to a misdemeanor process crime for having failed to appear for a deposition or provide documents to congressional investigators in response to a subpoena issued by the House committee on Feb. 9.Did the Justice Department request that Navarro be detained?
The Justice Department did not request that Navarro be detained and while he argued the conditions of release were too strict – telling Faruqui that he was “no threat to anybody, not a flight risk” – the judge largely disagreed but allowed him to keep his passport.Did Trump instruct Navarro to invoke executive privilege?
Reuters' justice correspondent Sarah Lynch reported, "I am here in court for a motions hearing in the Navarro contempt of Congress case. Judge Mehta is hearing from attorney Stanley Woodward, and Mehta is frustrated because the defense has provided ZERO evidence Trump ever actually instructed Navarro to invoke executive privilege."