U.S. House holds former Trump aides Navarro and Scavino in contempt

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FILE PHOTO: Former White House advisor Peter Navarro leaves the West Wing carrying a poster board displaying claims of voting irregularity at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A majority of the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives approved “contempt of Congress” charges on Wednesday against Peter Navarro and Daniel Scavino, two former aides to ex-President Donald Trump, over their failure to comply with subpoenas from the committee investigating the Capitol riot.

Voting was continuing on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Scott Malone)