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Peter Kent Navarro is an American economist and author. He serves in the Trump administration as the Assistant to the President, Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, and the national Defense Production Act policy coordinator. He previously served as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House National Trade Council, a newly created entity in the executive branch of the U.S. government, until it was folded into the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, a new role established by executive order in April 2017. He is also a professor emeritus of economics and public policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, and the author of Death by China, among other publications. Navarro ran unsuccessfully for office in San Diego, California, five times.
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Peter Navarro Attacks Anthony Fauci in USA Today Op-EdThe White House has insisted there is no concerted effort to attack the government’s leading expert on infectious diseases. But Dr. Fauci called the criticism against him “bizarre.”
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Trump adviser claims inspector general was fired for being part of 'deep state'White House adviser Peter Navarro downplayed the firing of the State Department's inspector general in a TV appearance on Sunday, linking him to the “deep state” and saying that those who...
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Top Trump adviser downplays State Department watchdog's firingU.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday downplayed the firing of the State Department's top internal watchdog, saying the "deep state" has caused problems for the administration..
White House adviser Navarro lashes out at China over 'fake' test kitsWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday accused China of sending low-quality and even counterfeit coronavirus antibody testing kits to the United States and of "profiteering" from the..
Trump administration eyes U.S. factory protocols amid coronavirus: NavarroThe Trump administration is focusing on protocols to keep U.S. factories open as the country continues to grapple with the coronavirus outbreak, including screening workers for potential cases, White..
China may be keeping coronavirus data for commercial gain: Trump adviserWhite House adviser Peter Navarro charged on Monday that China may be withholding data about early coronavirus infections because it wants to win the commercial race to create a vaccine.
Peter Navarro Warns Shutdown Could Be More Deadly Than VirusPresident Trump’s trade adviser warned that a prolonged shutdown of nonessential commerce could pose a more dire long-term health threat to the United States than the virus itself.
Trump says he never saw aide's memos that warned coronavirus could endanger millions of AmericansPresident Donald Trump says he has not seen top aide Peter Navarro's memos warning that coronavirus could endanger millions of Americans.
Trump says he did not see memos by adviser Navarro warning of coronavirus risksPresident Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had not seen memos by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro warning of coronavirus risks, and that he retained confidence in Navarro.
Trump aide Peter Navarro warned 'as many as 1.2 million souls' could be lost to coronavirusTrump has said no one could have predicted the coronavirus pandemic but trade adviser Navarro warned 'as many as 1.2 million souls' could be lost.
Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a PandemicA memo from Peter Navarro said failure to contain a coronavirus outbreak could lead to hundreds of thousands of deaths and trillions of dollars in economic losses. It is the most direct warning known..
Trump aide Peter Navarro says 'second opinion' needed on Fauci's view of anti-malaria drugNavarro's comments come a day after reports of a heated argument during a White House coronavirus task force meeting on Saturday about the drug.
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Trump administration moving swiftly to address ventilator shortagesPartnership, patriotism and sacrifices will defeat coronavirus, writes Peter Navarro, coordinator of the Defense Production Act policy.
Trump says U.S. will make 100,000 ventilators in 100 daysU.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would produce 100,000 ventilators in 100 days and said he had named White House aide Peter Navarro as the coordinator of the Defense..
White House: sending 'everything we can' to New YorkThe federal government is sending "everything we can" to New York to help with the surging coronavirus update there, including ventilators, gloves and masks for its hospitals, White House trade adviser..
Trump adviser Navarro preparing executive order to reduce U.S. dependency on foreign medicines: CNBCWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Monday he was preparing to bring an executive order to President Donald Trump that would help relocate medical supply chains from overseas to the United..
Peter Navarro, Trump’s Trade Warrior, Has Not Made His Peace With ChinaMr. Navarro is still looking for ways to punish China even as President Trump has embraced a deal that his top trade adviser lobbied against.
Ron Vara, A.K.A. Peter Navarro, Highlights Case for More China TariffsTrump’s trade adviser invokes his anti-China alter ego to influence the trade debate.
Trump will have final say on U.S.-China trade deal: White House trade adviserU.S. President Donald Trump will be the one to make the final decision on tariffs and the U.S.-China trade deal, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday.
US-China trade accord will require three phases: White House adviserThe United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement, but two additional phases will be needed to address all of China's "structural deadly sins," White House..
White House adviser Navarro fighting 'Phase One’ of U.S.-China trade dealL CNBCWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro is fighting "Phase One" of the China trade deal announced by U.S. President Donald Trump on Oct. 11, CNBC reported on Friday, citing sources.
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Fed should keep cutting rates despite jobs number: U.S. trade adviser NavarroWhite House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday the low U.S. unemployment rate and steady job growth should not deter the Federal Reserve from lowering interest rates.
White House trade adviser Navarro calls China delisting report 'fake news': CNBCWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges as "fake news."
White House adviser urges patience in U.S.-China trade talksWhite House adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday called for investors, the public and others to be patient ahead of key U.S.-China trade negotiations planned for next month between top officials in..
Navarro says China talks to continue, trade war won't slow U.S. economyWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday he does not believe the trade war in China will cause higher prices or a slower economy in the United States.
8/18: Joe Manchin, Peter Navarro, Andrew YangThis week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks with Sen. Joe Manchin, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.
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White House trade official Peter Navarro downplays consumer impact of Chinese tariffsWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro joins Margaret Brennan to discuss protests in Hong Kong, the economy and trade talks with China.
Transcript: Peter Navarro on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of the interview with Peter Navarro, the director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, that aired Sunday, August 18, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
Open: This is "Face the Nation," August 18This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks with Sen. Joe Manchin, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.
Sunday: Manchin, Navarro, YangSen. Joe Manchin, Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro and 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang will appear on "Face the Nation" this Sunday
White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talksWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators.
U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviserWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding.
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