Meadows’ Lawyer Argues Against Contempt Charge

NBC News reports:

A lawyer for Mark Meadows has sent a letter to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attacks arguing that the former White House chief of staff should not be subject to criminal contempt of Congress charges.

The committee is set to vote Monday night to recommend charges against Meadows, who said last week that he would no longer cooperate with the investigation.

George Terwilliger, who was deputy attorney general in the George H.W. Bush administration, argues in the letter that a criminal referral would violate the “long-held and well-established separation of powers principles.”

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