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Former Trump White House Official Told To Report To Jail Next Week

Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro has been ordered to report to a Miami prison by March 19 to begin his four-month sentence, according to a court filing Sunday.

In February, U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta denied Navarro's request to suspend his prison sentence as he appeals his conviction for contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a Jan. 6 committee summons. Mr. Navarro on Sunday reiterated his request to the appeals court to suspend his sentence following his lawyer's findings in court. filing It is scheduled to begin on March 19th.

“Dr. Navarro is now ordered to report to the custody of the FCI Miami Bureau of Prisons by 2:00 PM EDT on March 19, 2024,” the filing states. “Accordingly, Dr. Navarro respectfully reiterates his request for an administrative stay to allow the court to resolve the motion immediately. Dr. Navarro respectfully requests an administrative stay so that the dismissal can be reconsidered.” (Related: How does former Trump aide Peter Navarro's prison sentence differ from historical precedent?)

Department of Justice (DOJ) was indicted Navarro took office in June 2022 after refusing to testify during sworn testimony and failing to provide documents pointing to executive privilege requested by the committee on Jan. 6. After his conviction, the Department of Justice recommended that Mr. Navarro serve six months in prison and pay $200,000.

“Dr. It is a complex problem rife with “very likely to be determined by the method used”. ” his lawyer wrote on Sunday.

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