81 Facts About Peter Navarro

1. Peter Navarro says "Trump will not tolerate currency manipulating and mercantilist China and he will crackdown unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft.

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2. Peter Navarro compares the philosophy of Trump to Ronald Reagan's which is "Peace Through Strength".

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3. Peter Navarro said it had "nothing to do" with this executive order.

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4. Peter Navarro said the new order builds on an executive order issued in April 2017 that launched reviews of so-called Hire-American, Buy-American practices in federal agencies and to limit exemptions or waivers to Buy American provisions.

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5. Peter Navarro says "Trump will not tolerate currency manipulating and mercantilist China and he will crackdown unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft.

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6. Peter Navarro compares the philosophy of Trump to Ronald Reagan's which is "Peace Through Strength".

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7. Peter Navarro has had other testy interviews on Trump's favorite cable channel.

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8. On Sunday, Peter Navarro criticized the media for saying the president was launching a trade war.

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9. Peter Navarro clearly relishes his rising star and didn't mind taking a little poke at his rival on CNN.

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10. Peter Navarro suffered several public humiliations last fall when Kelly reorganized the White House economics team to place him under Cohn.

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11. In that way, Peter Navarro is playing the role on trade that Stephen Miller did on immigration: the hard-liner who is seen by outsiders as enabling and egging on Trump's most nativist and nationalistic instincts.

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12. Peter Navarro thinks that for every dollar we import, our GDP is reduced by a dollar.

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13. Some of Peter Navarro's views on China fit within the mainstream, such as criticism of Chinese currency manipulation, concern that China's rapid ascension to the World Trade Organization harmed the Rust Belt, and criticism of China's weak environmental regulations and poor labor standards.

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14. Peter Navarro changed his positions as he saw "the globalist erosion of the American economy" develop.

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15. Peter Navarro was a fierce opponent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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16. Peter Navarro has attacked Germany, Japan and China for currency manipulation.

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17. Peter Navarro warned that trade deficits could jeopardize US national security by allowing unfriendly nations to encroach on American supply chains.

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18. Peter Navarro advocated for an isolationist and protectionist American foreign policy.

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19. In 2016, Peter Navarro served as an economic policy adviser to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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20. Peter Navarro notes, correctly, that Chinese firms pollute the environment more freely and employ workers in far worse conditions than American rules allow.

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21. Peter Navarro "is a prolific writer, but has no publications in top-tier academic journals.

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22. Peter Navarro has done research in the topic of wind energy with Frank Harris, a former student of his.

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23. Peter Navarro has worked on energy issues and the relationship between the United States and Asia.

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24. Peter Navarro continued on the UC-Irvine faculty for more than 20 years and is a professor emeritus.

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25. Peter Navarro lived in Bethesda, Maryland in a one bedroom apartment with his mother and brother during his teenage years.

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26. Peter Navarro attended the Republican convention in Cleveland and, he said, rose every morning at 4 am to do media interviews, winding down at midnight.

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27. Peter Navarro went from liberal, anti-trade Democrat to President Trump's chief trade advisor.

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28. Peter Navarro is one of the few actual economists in the Trump Administration, and by far the most powerful.

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29. In an interview with The Times, Peter Navarro answered questions over the phone and in writing.

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30. Peter Navarro believes, as does Trump, that trade agreements weaken the US economy.

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31. Peter Navarro has penned a number of vociferously anti-China tomes including Death by China and Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World.

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32. Peter Navarro is the director of the National Trade Council.

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33. Peter Navarro has taken China-bashing as the road to success to another level.

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34. Peter Navarro is a business professor at the University of California-Irvine and a senior policy advisor to the Trump campaign.

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35. Peter Navarro became the choice of Donald Trump's policy advisors but he hadn't met Trump once or even talked him in his life.

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36. Peter Navarro added that Trump and Putin both recognize each other as a fearless and fair leader.

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37. Peter Navarro says "Trump will not tolerate currency manipulating and mercantilist China and he will crackdown unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft.

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38. Peter Navarro is the great supporter of President Donald Trump and his policies.

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39. Peter Navarro once said "President Trump is going to impose heavy tariffs not only to China but to any trade that violates and use the practices as currency manipulating or any illegal activity".

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40. Peter Navarro is married to his longtime wife Leslie Lebon who is an architect by profession.

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41. Peter Navarro is very much critical on China and has written several books which criticize China's Trade Policy and practices.

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42. Peter Navarro is the former Californian Democrat and now a famous Republican picked by President Donald Trump as the chief of National Trade Council.

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43. Peter Navarro began by complaining that he had been promised during the campaign to be an assistant to the president, but ended up as a deputy assistant, heading the new White House National Trade Council.

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44. Peter Navarro supports a tax policy called "border adjustment", which essentially taxes all imports.

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45. In 2016, Peter Navarro served as a policy adviser to the Donald Trump presidential campaign.

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46. Peter Navarro graduated from Tufts University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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47. Peter Navarro is known as a staunch critic of China and strong proponent of reducing US trade deficits.

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48. Peter Navarro is an American economist who currently serves as the Assistant to the President, Director of Trade and Industrial Policy, and the Director of the White House National Trade Council, a newly created entity in the executive branch of the US federal government.

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49. Peter Navarro was born on July 15, 1959, to parents whose identity hasn't been exposed in the media.

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50. Peter Navarro is the director of the National Trade Council, as appointed by President Donald Trump.

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51. Peter Navarro told the Times that he and Trump had exchanged letters.

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52. Peter Navarro goes on to say that Trump defeat ISIS by targeting their oil fields, he will overturn the Iran nuclear deal, and he will require NATO allies to pay more, all of which will make America safer.

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53. Peter Navarro wrote an op-ed endorsing Donald Trump for president in March 2016.

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54. Peter Navarro is married to Leslie Lebon, who makes a living as an architect.

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55. In the final weeks of the election, Peter Navarro obtained a $225,000 line of credit, secured by his own home.

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56. Peter Navarro was a little more boisterous, as is his way, in an interview on Fox Business.

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57. Peter Navarro is easily one of the more aggressive White House advisors when it comes to China.

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58. Peter Navarro has been the leading advocate for a tougher line on China in the administration.

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59. Peter Navarro has been the leading advocate for a tougher line on China in the.

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60. Peter Navarro has the facts on his side; his opponents do not.

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61. In an April 2015 op-ed, Peter Navarro said, "To woo us, their spinmeisters boast the TPP will spur American exports to stimulate sorely needed economic growth.

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62. Peter Navarro is on the same side as America's founding fathers and other leaders such as Alexander Hamilton and ardent protectionist Abraham Lincoln, according to the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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63. Peter Navarro has said that the United States has "already begun to lose control of [its] food supply chain", which according to NPR, "sounded pretty off-the-wall to a number of economists" who noted that the US is a massive exporter of food.

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64. Peter Navarro has characterized foreign purchases of US companies as a threat to national security, but according to NPR, this is "a fringe view that puts him at odds with the vast majority of economists.

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65. Peter Navarro has been a proponent of strengthening the manufacturing sector's role in the national economy: "We envision a more Germany-style economy, where 20 percent of our workforce is in manufacturing.

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66. Peter Navarro argues that the decline in US manufacturing jobs is chiefly due to "unfair trade practices and bad trade deals.

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67. In his 2012 documentary, Peter Navarro said that China caused the loss of 57,000 US factories and 25 million jobs.

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68. Peter Navarro has criticized China for pollution, poor labor standards, government subsidies, producing "contaminated, defective and cancerous" exports, currency manipulation, and theft of US intellectual property.

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69. Peter Navarro has said that a large part of China's competitive advantage over the United States stems from unfair trade practices.

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70. Peter Navarro has said that he started to examine China when he noticed that his former students were losing jobs, concluding that China was at fault.

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71. Peter Navarro has been a staunch critic of trade with China and strong proponent of reducing US trade deficits.

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72. In June 2018, Peter Navarro said that there was "a special place in hell" for Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, after Trudeau said that Canada would respond with retaliatory tariffs since the United States had placed tariffs on Canada.

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73. On December 21, 2016, Peter Navarro was selected by President-elect Trump to head a newly created position, as director of the White House National Trade Council.

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74. In 2016, Peter Navarro served as a policy adviser to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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75. Peter Navarro supported President Barack Obama's phase-out of incandescent light bulbs, the adoption of wind energy, and carbon taxes in order to stop global warming.

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76. Peter Navarro backed Donald Trump in the 2016 election, joining his campaign as an economic advisor.

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77. In 2012, Peter Navarro directed and produced a documentary film based on his book, Death by China.

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78. Peter Navarro argues that China violates fair trade by "illegal export subsidies and currency manipulation, effectively flooding the US markets" and unfairly making it "virtually impossible" for American companies to compete.

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79. In the 1970s, Peter Navarro served as a policy analyst for the Urban Services Group, the Massachusetts Energy Office, and the United States Department of Energy.

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80. Peter Navarro went to Tufts University on a full academic scholarship, graduating in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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81. Peter Navarro was born on July 15, 1949, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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