Peter Navarro serves as assistant to the president and director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy. In March 2020, President Trump appointed him to coordinate the government’s use of the Defense Production Act to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The following interview was conducted by Juliet Linderman on August 14, 2020, for the FRONTLINE film “America’s Medical Supply Crisis.” It is being published as part of the series’ Transparency Project and has been edited for clarity.
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