Trump Tells Former Aide Navarro ‘To Protect Executive Privilege’ in Democrats’ COVID-19 ProbeEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Former President Donald Trump told former White House adviser Peter Navarro “to protect executive privilege” in response to a subpoena by House Democrats investigating the Trump administration’s pandemic response. “The Communist Democrats are engaging in yet another Witch Hunt, this time going after my Administration’s unprecedented and incredible coronavirus response, despite the fact that, sadly, more Americans have died this year from Covid than in all of 2020,” Trump said in a statement. “I’m telling Peter Navarro to protect executive privilege and not let these unhinged Democrats discredit our great accomplishments. The Witch Hunts must end!” The Epoch Times contacted Navarro for comment. The Democrat-led House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis issued a subpoena (pdf) to Navarro on Nov. 18, seeking “all documents and communications in your possession … related to your involvement in the federal government’s response to the coronavirus.” Navarro served as the director of trade and manufacturing …Read More

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