US govt watchdog calls for sanctions on Trump adviser

New York (AFP) – An independent US federal ethics watchdog called Monday on President Donald Trump to take disciplinary action against his own trade adviser, Peter Navarro, for attacking election rivals while in his official government role. In a letter to the outgoing US leader, Henry Kerner, head of the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), said that Navarro had repeatedly violated the Hatch Act, which bars executive branch officials from engaging in political activity. “From May 26 through October 19, 2020, during at least six media interviews where he appeared in his official capacity as Assist…

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