Tag Archives: Peter Navarro

New York AG Petitions Kodak CEO To Testify On His Stock Buys After Secret $655M Loan Deal With Trump

Via press release from New York AG Letitia James: New York Attorney General Letitia James, today, announced a new action taken in her investigation of insider trading by the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak). Attorney General James filed a petition with the New York County State Supreme Court to have Kodak CEO Jim Continenza publicly …

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REPORT: Navarro Funneled COVID Millions To Cronies

ProPublica reports: A top adviser to former President Donald Trump pressured agency officials to reward politically connected or otherwise untested companies with hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts as part of a chaotic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the early findings of an inquiry led by House Democrats. Peter Navarro, who served as Trump’s deputy assistant and …

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Fox Lets Navarro Claim Fauci Helped Create COVID

The Independent reports: A former aide of Donald Trump has blamed Dr Anthony Fauci for the pandemic, labeling Covid-19 as the “Fauci virus” and suggesting that the infectious disease expert was involved with China in genetically engineering the infection that has claimed millions of lives worldwide. “Fauci is the father of the actual virus. Fauci’s the guy,” said Mr Navarro. …

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MAGA World Turns On McCarthy Over Liz Cheney

MSNBC reports: After complaining that Liz Cheney is “going to keep talking that smack” about the former president, Peter Navarro added, in apparent reference to Kevin McCarthy, “Let’s never forget that guy, when he had her in his sights, he blinked. He’s responsible. He’s got to go. Kevin McCarthy has to go. He no longer has the confidence of the …

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Navarro To Trump: Fire Your Lawyers, Hire Matt Gaetz

The Washington Examiner reports: Peter Navarro, who served as former President Donald Trump’s trade adviser, said he disagrees with the Trump team’s plans to argue the unconstitutionality of the president’s second impeachment trial instead of focusing on election integrity. Navarro also urged the president to fire his legal team to hire Rep. Matt Gaetz, who has already signaled a willingness …

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Navarro Lies That Inauguration Can Be Postponed

Mediaite reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro had a new idea for President Donald Trump’s windmill-tilting endeavors to overturn the 2020 election results: just have Vice President Mike Pence demand an investigation and delay President-elect Joe Biden’s January 20th inauguration. Navarro made the wildly unconstitutional suggestion on Justice with Judge Jeanine, where it went unchallenged by host Jeanine Pirro, …

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Navarro Latest With Crackpot Election Fraud “Report”

Forbes reports: White House trade advisor Peter Navarro is the latest Trump administration staffer to publicly back up the president’s baseless voter fraud claims, publishing a report Thursday that claims widespread irregularities may have stolen last month’s election from President Trump. Many of Navarro’s claims are either anecdotal or widely debunked: He pointed to Trump’s early election-night leads in several …

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Peter Navarro: Nobody Disputes That China Sent Out Hundreds Of Thousands Of People To “Seed That Virus”

“President Trump’s going to get a second term. Every time I wake up in the morning and see the cases surging, I think, why the hell aren’t people more angry at communist China for infecting us with this virus? “They are killing people here, and yet we see the media just won’t go there, we see the Democrat Party won’t …

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Navarro: We’re Planning On Trump’s Second Term

Politico reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Friday that the Trump administration is operating as if it will extend into a second term, attempting to stiff-arm the reality of last week’s election and dismissing talk that the incoming Biden administration might unwind many of President Donald Trump’s policies. “We are moving forward here at the White House under …

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Navarro Blames Moderator For Proud Boys Moment

Mediaite reports: White House trade advisor Navarro gave an interview to MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson the day after the debate, and she pressed him on Trump telling the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by” when asked to condemn racist groups. “Why didn’t the president denounce more strongly the Proud Boys in that moment, Peter?” Jackson asked. “I think that …

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WH Blocks Peter Navarro’s Testimony On $646M Deal

Politico reports: The White House has blocked trade adviser Peter Navarro from testifying at a House oversight hearing Wednesday about a partially canceled Defense Production Act contract to manufacture ventilators. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), who heads the Oversight Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee, issued a staff report in late July that argued the administration vastly overpaid Philips Respironics, agreeing to …

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Navarro: Melania Is The “Jackie Kennedy Of Her Time”

ABC News reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro offered lavish praise of first lady Melania Trump Tuesday, labeling her the “Jackie Kennedy of her time.” Navarro, head of President Donald Trump’s White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, remarked on the “elegance” and “soft-spokenness” of the first lady ahead of her headline speech at the Republican National Convention …

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Peter Navarro: The Lord Created Executive Orders So That Presidents Can Take Action When Partisans Bicker

Talking Points Memo reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday combatively defended President Trump over his move to sign a flurry of coronavirus relief executive orders at his golf club in Bedminister, New Jersey. After saying that he’s “confident” that Trump’s executive actions “will stand up” in court, Navarro was pressed on why Trump stayed at his golf …

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WH Overpaid For Ventilators By Up To $500 Million

The Hill reports: A report from Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee released Friday finds that the Trump administration overpaid by as much as $500 million for ventilators and was slow to respond to an offer to accelerate shipments in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak. The report finds that the Trump administration paid the manufacturer Philips …

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WH Claims Peter Navarro’s Op-Ed Was Unsanctioned

Is anybody really buying this? The White House on Wednesday distanced itself from an op-ed by trade adviser Peter Navarro questioning the credibility of Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious diseases expert. “The Peter Navarro op-ed didn’t go through normal White House clearance processes and is the opinion of Peter alone,” White House director of strategic communications Alyssa Farah tweeted. …

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Navarro: Fauci Has Been “Wrong About Everything”

Peter Navarro writes for USA Today: Dr. Anthony Fauci has a good bedside manner with the public, but he has been wrong about everything I have interacted with him on. In late January, when I was making the case on behalf of the president to take down the flights from China, Fauci fought against the president’s courageous decision — which …

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Navarro: The Chinese Communist Party Wants Biden To Win, That’s Why Trump Will Likely Ban TikTok [VIDEO]

“What the American people have to understand is all of the data that goes into those mobile apps that kids have so much fun with and seem so convenient, it goes right to servers in China, right to the Chinese military, the Chinese Communist Party, and the agency which want to steal our intellectual property. “Those apps can be used …

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Lying Trump Flack Peter Navarro: China Created The Coronavirus And Sent Their Citizens To US To Spread It

The Hill reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday the coronavirus was a “product of the Chinese Communist party” and suggested without evidence that the potentially fatal virus may have been purposefully created by the Chinese government. “Did you say China created this virus, did I hear you wrong,” Tapper asked Navarro. “You did not hear me wrong,” …

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Navarro Mocks Obama As “Joe Biden’s Press Secretary”

We should be so lucky: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that he was “glad Mr. Obama has a new job as Joe Biden’s press secretary.” The comment came after ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Navarro to respond to the former president saying during a commencement address that things are “screwed up” because leaders are doing “what feels good, …

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Navarro Calls Vaccine Doc “Deserter” In COVID War

Mediaite reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday blasted Dr. Rick Bright as a “deserter in the war on the China Virus” for criticizing the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “He’s not just a disgruntled employee, in my judgment. He is a deserter in the war on the China virus,” Navarro said in an interview with …

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