Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

Book: WH Aides Were Terrified COVID Might Kill Trump

Changing America reports: A new book is shedding light on former President Trump’s battle with COVID-19 last fall, alleging Trump’s condition was so severe some of his aides feared he may not make it out of the hospital. The Washington Post has published excerpts from the book “Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History,” …

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Meadows: DeSantis Won’t Run Against Trump In 2024

Yahoo News reports: Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows thinks the public can add Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to the list of Republican presidential hopefuls who won’t run against former President Donald Trump in 2024 should he enter the race. “Gov. DeSantis has made it very, very clear that he is running for reelection as governor of Florida, …

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Woman Behind “Italygate” Conspiracy Theory Pushed By Mark Meadows Falsely Claims To Own $30M House

The Washington Post reports: According to the conspiracy theory known as “Italygate,” people working for the Italian defense contractor, in coordination with senior CIA officials, used military satellites to switch votes from Trump to Joe Biden and swing the result of the election. Though her name was not mentioned in either document, both Virginia organizations are led by Michele Roosevelt …

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Meadows Pushed DOJ To Probe Batshit Election Claims

The New York Times reports: In Donald J. Trump’s final weeks in office, Mark Meadows, his chief of staff, repeatedly pushed the Justice Department to investigate unfounded conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election, according to newly uncovered emails provided to Congress, portions of which were reviewed by The New York Times. In five emails sent during the last week …

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Meadows On Facebook Ruling: “Sad Day For America”

“It’s a sad day for America. It’s a sad day for Facebook because I can tell you a number of members of Congress are now looking at do they break up Facebook, do they make sure that they don’t have a monopoly? “There’s two different standards. One for Donald Trump and one for a number of other people that are …

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Meadows Lies About Trump’s Actions On Day Of Riot

Mediaite reports: “We took immediate action,” Meadows claimed after Fox News host Laura Ingraham asked why the former president chose not to tell the rioters to disperse during the hours they were ransacking the Capitol, noting it has been a major talking point from House Democrats during Trump’s Senate trial. “He wanted our National Guard to be on the ready …

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Meadows Likely Under Campaign Finance Investigation

Salon reports: A year-end federal filing from former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows shows legal expenses that experts say indicate it is “highly likely” the North Carolina Republican is under scrutiny for campaign finance violations. Those payments covered gourmet cupcakes, grocery store purchases, a cell phone bill, posh meals and lodging at Donald Trump’s Washington hotel, according to …

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Meadows: Trump’s Senate Trial Is “Dead On Arrival”

The Hill reports: Former President Trump’s ex-chief of staff predicted that Democrats’ efforts to convict the former president in a Senate trial were “dead on arrival” following a vote Tuesday by most of the chamber’s Republicans to dismiss a second impeachment trial. Some senators have maintained they are undecided on whether to convict Trump despite the vote Tuesday. Still, the …

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Trump Tasks Meadows To Aid In Impeachment Defense

Fox News reports: Former President Trump has reportedly chosen Mark Meadows, his former chief of staff, and the defense lawyers from his first impeachment case to handle requests for his White House records, according to reports. The documents are now the property of the National Archives and Records Administration. While all outgoing presidents select representatives to handle administration records, the …

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Meadows Tried To Prove Humans Lived With Dinosaurs

Roger Sollenberger writes at Salon: Last week, Lin Wood, a right-wing Georgia attorney who has recently inserted himself into Donald Trump’s failed crusade to rewrite the results of the election, attacked White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. “Someone needs to do a deep dive on @MarkMeadows,” Wood wrote on Twitter. “I have heard there are some serious skeletons.” In …

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REPORT: Melania Wanted White House Lit In Rainbow Colors For Pride 2020, Meadows May Have Nixed Plan

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: First lady Melania Trump said she wanted to light up the White House in rainbow colors for LGBTQ Pride Month in June, but the plan never came to fruition at a time when Mark Meadows as chief of staff played a role in blocking any sign of solidarity with the LGBTQ community, according …

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Meadows Offers To Back Stripping Confederate Base Names In Return For Repeal Of Social Media Shield

The New York Times reports: Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, has privately hinted that President Trump would drop his objection to stripping Confederate leaders’ names from military bases, which is threatening to derail the annual military policy bill, if Democrats agreed to repeal an important legal shield for social media companies. Mr. Trump has threatened to veto …

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WH Plotting Flurry Of Lame Duck Executive Orders

Politico reports: On Monday, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows gathered senior aides on a call. One of his goals: to plot the conservative policy moves they could push through in their final 10 weeks on immigration, trade, health care, China and school choice. Even as President Donald Trump refused to concede to President-elect Joe Biden, Meadows was asking …

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Meadows Tried To Keep Latest WH Outbreak Secret

The Daily Mail reports: Meadows was with Trump on his final two-day, seven state, 10 rally campaign swing where he was spotted at the events without wearing a face mask. On that trip, Meadows had close contact with members of the Trump family who have not been diagnosed with COVID – including Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Additionally, Meadows was …

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WH Promised 100 Million Vaccine Doses By Today

Mediaite reports: A promise made several weeks ago White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is making the rounds — as President Donald Trump’s administration has now failed to hit a target date for a coronavirus vaccine. On Sept. 17, Meadows told reporters outside the White House that the plan was for 100 million doses of a vaccine would be …

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Meadows Again Mocks Biden For Wearing Face Mask

The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows confirmed plans for an outdoor ceremony at the White House on Monday night to swear in Barrett, brushing off questions about whether that would be responsible given the outbreak of coronavirus cases after the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event announcing her nomination. Meadows also sought to clarify comments in …

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Meadows: “We’re Not Going To Control The Pandemic”

CNN reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the US is “not going to control” the coronavirus pandemic, as cases surge across the country and nearly 225,000 Americans have died from the virus. “We are not going to control the pandemic. We are going to control the fact that we get vaccines, therapeutics and other mitigation …

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Meadows Denies Trump Stormed Out Of Stahl Interview

The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday disputed reports that Trump had cut off an interview with “60 Minutes” host Lesley Stahl but accused the veteran television reporter of being “an opinion journalist.” “Well, he didn’t walk out,” Meadows said of Trump during an appearance on Fox Business. “The characterization of that, he spent …

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Meadows To Court: Trump’s Russia Tweets Were Lies

Axios reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows confirmed in court on Tuesday that President Trump’s tweets authorizing the disclosure of documents related to the Russia investigation and Hillary Clinton’s emails “were not self-executing declassification orders,” after a federal judge demanded that Trump be asked about his intentions. Why it matters: BuzzFeed News reporter Jason Leopold cited the tweets …

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Meadows Hosted Wedding Against Lockdown Rules

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows hosted a lavish wedding for his daughter in Atlanta this May, despite a statewide order and city of Atlanta guidelines that banned gatherings of more than 10 people to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The wedding took place May 31 at the Biltmore Ballrooms in Midtown Atlanta. …

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