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Jan. 6 committee units contempt vote for ex-Trump aides Navarro, Scavino

A particular Home committee investigating the Capitol assault set a Monday vote on whether or not to cite two prime aides to former President Donald Trump with felony contempt. Peter Navarro, a former senior commerce adviser, and Dan Scavino, a ex-deputy chief of workers, are the most recent targets of the Jan. 6 panel, which has demanded testimony and paperwork from quite a lot of prime ex-administration officers. A subpoena had been issued for Scavino final fall, whereas Navarro was issued a summons final month. Committee Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has stated Navarro “hasn’t been shy” about his function in making an attempt to overturn the election outcomes and referenced Trump’s help for his plans in his personal e book. Scavino remained near Trump through the run-up to Jan. 6, and information present, “Scavino was tweeting messages from the White Home on January 6, 2021,” the committee stated. Navarro stated in a textual content message that “President Trump has invoked govt privilege and it isn’t my privilege to waive.”

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