Peter Navarro’s J6 Contempt Trial Suddenly Postponed

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 31: Former Trump White House Advisor Peter Navarro talks briefly with reporters after appearing in federal district court for a motion hearing at the Prettyman Courthouse on August 31, 2022 in Washington, DC. Navarro has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of contempt of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A judge postponed the contempt of Congress trial of former Trump adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday due to a Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy trial taking precedence over the smaller-scale Navarro case.
  • Navarro, who was set for trial next week, will now come before U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta on Jan. 11, 2023.
  • The former Trump aide was indicted this summer on two counts of ignoring a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, one of which was for testimony and the other for his documents.

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