Former Trump adviser Peter Navarro ordered to prison while appeal plays out

A federal appeals court rejected former President Donald Trump’s onetime adviser Peter Navarro’s bid to delay his prison sentence on Thursday, meaning he will need to report to a prison in Miami next week.

The three federal judges ruled Navarro’s legal team had failed to prove that his appeal would result in the reversal of his four-month prison sentence, even if taken to the Supreme Court.

“[Navarro had] not shown that his appeal presents substantial questions of law or fact likely to result in reversal, a new trial, a sentence that does not include a term of imprisonment or a reduced sentence of imprisonment that is less than the amount of time already served plus the expected duration of the appeal process,” the judges ruled.

FILE – Peter Navarro, former director
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