Trump supporter Navarro sued for unofficial email account

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Peter Navarro on Wednesday, alleging that the former adviser to Donald Trump used an unofficial email account while working at the White House and wrongfully altered the president’s records. claimed to have been held in

A lawsuit in federal court in Washington alleges that Navarro used at least one “unofficial” e-mail account (the ProtonMail account) to send and receive e-mails. criminally charged rear refuse to cooperate with parliamentary inquiry Attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

The civil lawsuit alleges that Navarro failed to submit presidential records to the National Archives and Records Administration using an unofficial email account.

The Justice Department is seeking an order for a federal judge to “authorize the recovery of presidential records owned, kept, and/or controlled by Mr. Navarro.” The suit also seeks unspecified damages.

“Mr. Navarro has unjustly held presidential records that are the property of the United States and form part of the permanent historical record of the previous administration,” the lawsuit states.

The attorney representing Navarro in the criminal case did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the civil case.