Riot Panel Threatens Meadows With Contempt Charge

CBS News reports:

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is threatening to seek a contempt referral against former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows if he does not appear for a deposition on Friday morning.

Committee chair Representative Bennie Thompson issued the warning in a publicly released letter to Meadows’ attorney, George Terwilliger, accusing Meadows of resisting the panel’s demands for documents and testimony and rejecting any grounds for non-compliance.

“Simply put, there is no valid legal basis for Mr. Meadows’s continued resistance to the Select Committee’s subpoena,” Thompson wrote.

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