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Navarro’s Contempt Trial To Be Delayed For Months

CNN reports: A federal judge on Friday delayed the contempt of Congress trial for former Donald Trump adviser Peter Navarro, likely for months, to allow for additional pre-trial debate over the role executive privilege could play when the case goes to a jury. Over the course of a nearly two-hour hearing Friday, US District Judge Amit Mehta grilled Justice Department …

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BREAKING: Bannon Sentenced To Four Months In Prison

Forbes reports: Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon will serve time in prison for contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House January 6 Committee, a federal judge ruled Friday, imposing a harsher sentence than Bannon’s attorneys had asked for—but also letting the sentence stay paused until Bannon can appeal his case. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols sentenced …

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Dems Intro Contempt Resolution For Barr And McGahn

Axios reports: House Democrats have formally introduced a resolution to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress, CNN’s Manu Raju reports. The resolution, which is expected to be voted on next week, authorizes any House committee chair to go to civil court to enforce a subpoena. Barr has rejected a subpoena …

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