Peter Navarro taps Supreme Court in bid to avert prison sentence

Former Trump administration adviser Peter Navarro asked the Supreme Court to let him avoid reporting to federal prison next week for a four-month prison sentence resulting from his contempt of Congress conviction.

In an emergency request filed to Chief Justice John Roberts Friday afternoon, Navarro asked to remain free while he challenges his conviction before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Navarro has been ordered to report to a Bureau of Prisons facility in Miami before 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

Peter Navarro, former director of the White House National Trade Council, speaks during CPAC on Feb. 24, 2024, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. On Thursday, March 14, an appeals court denied Navarro’s bid to stave off his jail sentence on contempt of Congress charges for refusing to cooperate with
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