Trump adviser Peter Navarro has to report to prison, federal appeals court rules

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WASHINGTON — Peter Navarro, a Donald Trump advisor sentenced to 4 months successful national situation earlier this twelvemonth pursuing his conviction for defying nan Jan. 6 committee, must study to national situation successful Miami adjacent week aft a sheet of national appeals tribunal judges rejected his bid to put his condemnation connected hold.

Three national appeals tribunal judges ruled that Navarro had "not shown that his entreaty presents important questions of rule aliases truth apt to consequence successful reversal, a caller trial, a condemnation that does not see a word of imprisonment, aliases a reduced condemnation of imprisonment that is little than nan magnitude of clip already served positive nan expected long of nan entreaty process."

Navarro's lawyers antecedently indicated they would activity to return their lawsuit to nan Supreme Court.

Navarro was directed to study to national situation successful Miami connected March 19 by 2 p.m., according to a filing successful which Navarro’s lawyers asked nan national appeals tribunal to enactment his surrender date.

Navarro was progressive successful Trump's efforts to overturn nan results of nan 2020 statesmanlike predetermination and was subpoenaed by nan Jan. 6 committee successful February 2022 but refused to supply grounds aliases nan documents requested. The House committee yet issued its report successful December 2022, earlier Republicans took power of nan House successful January 2023.

Federal prosecutors said up of his sentencing that Navarro "like nan rioters astatine nan Capitol, put politics, not country, first, and stonewalled Congress’s investigation" and "chose allegiance to erstwhile President Donald Trump complete nan norm of law."

“You are not a victim,” U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta told Navarro astatine his sentencing successful January. “You are not nan entity of a governmental prosecution — you aren’t. You person received each process you are due."

Thursday's bid was issued by Circuit Judges Patricia Millett, Robert Wilkins, and Cornelia Pillard of nan U.S. Court of Appeals for nan D.C. Circuit.

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