House Holds Meadows In Contempt In 222-208 Vote

USA Today reports:

The House voted Tuesday night to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. The House voted 222-208 on the measure, which also urged the Justice Department to prosecute Meadows criminally for contempt.

George Terwilliger, a lawyer for Meadows, said in a statement Tuesday the former chief of staff never stopped cooperating with the committee. Terwilliger argued that Meadows cannot be compelled to appear for questioning because of Trump’s claim of executive privilege.

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