Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

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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Meadows “Optimistic” Trump Will Be Discharged Today

Fox News reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said the administration is “optimistic” President Trump will be able to return to the White House on Monday after spending several days at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center being treated for coronavirus, saying Trump’s health improved overnight and the president is ready to get back “to a normal working …

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Trump Furious With Meadows For Contradicting Docs

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is furious with chief of staff Mark Meadows after the top West Wing official contradicted the White House physician’s assessment Saturday of the President’s health, two sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN on Sunday. Meadows is now widely known inside the White House to be the unnamed source who spoke to reporters following …

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Meadows: Next 48 Hours “Will Be Critical” For Trump

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and the next 48 hours “will be critical” in his care as he battles the coronavirus at a hospital, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Saturday. Meadows’ comments contradicted the rosy assessment of Trump’s condition offered by his staff and doctors, who took pains …

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WH Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Mocks FDA’s Coming Stricter Vaccine Standards: “Why Would We Do That?”

“What we actually have is new guidance that’s coming out. My question is, why would that new guidance come out after we’ve already spent 30 billion dollars in doing that? And my challenge to the FDA is just make sure it’s based on science. Science and real numbers. “And so as we look at that, we’re making very good progress. …

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White House Demanded Drug Makers Pay For $100 “Trump Cards” To Be Sent To Seniors Ahead Of Election

The New York Times reports: After months of heated accusations and painstaking negotiations, the White House and the pharmaceutical industry neared agreement late last month on a plan to make good on President Trump’s longstanding promise to lower drug prices. The drug companies would spend $150 billion to address out-of-pocket consumer costs and would even pick up the bulk of …

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