Peter Navarro, former Trump White House adviser, files emergency request with SCOTUS

Former President Trump’s White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, has filed an emergency request with the Supreme Court for his immediate release from federal prison.According to the filing, Navarro and his legal team argued that he should be released pending his appeals.”Dr. Navarro is indisputably neither a flight risk nor a danger to public safety should he be release [sic] pending appeal,” the filing to the Supreme Court said.There is not a timetable on when the justices will rule on the time-sensitive request.TRUMP WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL PETER NAVARRO SENTENCED TO 4 MONTHS FOR DEFYING JAN 6 SUBPOENAA federal appeals court yesterday denied Navarro’s efforts to remain out of prison while he continues to challenge his conviction and sentence.FORMER TRUMP ADVISER NAVARRO CONVICTED OF CONTEMPT AFTER DEFYING JAN. 6 SUBPOENAHe was ordered to report to a federal prison in Miami, Florida by Tuesday.Last year, Navarro was found guilty by a jury last year for defying a subpoena for documents and testimony from the House select committee that investigated the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots. After refusing to comply with the congressional request, the House of Representatives held him in contempt and referred the matter to the U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C., for prosecution. 
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