Trump Aide Peter Navarro Says He Got Subpoenaed Over Jan. 6 Plans

Former White House official, summoned to appear before a grand jury on Thursday, is challenging the effort as unlawful

A year after pro-Trump rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers and Americans remain divided over what happened on Jan. 6, 2021, and who is to blame. WSJ journalists look at changes in Congress since then, and what it could mean for the 2022 midterm elections. Photos: Getty Images

Peter Navarro, a top White House official under former President Donald Trump, said FBI agents served him with a subpoena last week demanding that he testify before a grand jury this week on efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Mr. Navarro said the agents “banged loudly on my door in the early morning hours” of May 26 and presented him with the subpoena commanding him to comply with another subpoena issued by the House of Representatives select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, 2021, when a mob of Trump followers attacked the U.S. Capitol and disrupted certification of President Biden’s election victory.

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