A former White Home adviser to Donald Trump pleaded not responsible Friday to 2 contempt of Congress costs stemming from his refusal to supply paperwork and testimony to the Home committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault.
Peter Navarro, Trump’s former commerce adviser, was charged earlier this month with one depend of contempt for failing to look for a deposition earlier than the Home committee and with a second depend for failing to provide paperwork the committee requested. The committee requested for Navarro’s paperwork and testimony to assist piece collectively what befell within the days surrounding the Jan. 6 assault that left 5 folks lifeless and greater than 140 law enforcement officials injured.
U.S. District Decide Amit Mehta within the District of Columbia set a trial date for November.
Although Navarro declined to cooperate with the Home committee, the previous Trump aide has made a number of tv appearances and wrote a e-book about his time within the White Home. Navarro was arrested earlier this month at an airport whereas making an attempt to board a flight to Nashville, Tennessee, for an additional TV look.