Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

Meadows Ordered To Testify In Georgia Trump Probe

Politico reports: South Carolina’s Supreme Court has unanimously ordered former White House Chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify to an Atlanta-area grand jury investigating Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the election in Georgia. “We have reviewed the arguments raised by [Meadows] and find them to be manifestly without merit,” South Carolina’s Supreme Court justices wrote in a brief opinion. …

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Court To Hear Meadows’ Appeal On Georgia Testimony

Law & Crime reports: The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear an appeal requested by former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows that questions whether or not he should be forced to testify in Georgia about the 2020 election. Meadows directly sought the High State Court’s review after a South Carolina circuit court judge ordered him testify in …

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Court Boots Meadows’ Suit Against Jan. 6 Committee

Politico reports: In a 27-page ruling issued Monday night, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols said that the Constitution’s “speech or debate” clause — which prohibits lawsuits against lawmakers for anything associated with their legislative work — applied in the case of the committee’s subpoenas to Meadows issued in the fall of 2021. Meadows is likely to appeal the ruling, …

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Meadows Ordered To Testify Before Georgia Grand Jury

The New York Times reports: Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff who was deeply involved in efforts to keep former President Donald J. Trump in power after the 2020 election, was ordered on Wednesday to travel to Atlanta to testify in a criminal investigation into election meddling. Mr. Meadows, 63, has been fighting to avoid appearing before …

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Meadows Asks Judge To Block Georgia Subpoena

Politico reports: Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is resisting a subpoena from Atlanta-area prosecutors investigating efforts by Donald Trump to subvert the 2020 election in Georgia, according to newly filed court records. Meadows is urging a judge in Pickens County, S.C., where he now resides, to reject an effort by Fulton County, Georgia, to subpoena him for …

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Mark Meadows Texted With Voting Machines Plotter

CNN reports: As allies of then-President Donald Trump made a final push to overturn the election in late-December 2020, one of the key operatives behind the effort briefed then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his attempts to gain access to voting systems in key battleground states, starting with Arizona and Georgia, according to text messages obtained by CNN. …

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Trump Team Told Feds Docs Were Just “News Clippings”

The Washington Post reports: Months before National Archives officials retrieved hundreds of classified documents in 15 boxes from former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, they were told that none of the material was sensitive or classified and that Trump had only 12 boxes of “news clippings,” according to people familiar with the conversations between Trump’s team and the Archives. During …

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Meadows Complies With DOJ Subpoena Over Jan 6

CNN reports: Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has complied with a subpoena from the Justice Department’s investigation into events surrounding January 6, 2021, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN, making him the highest-ranking Trump official known to have responded to a subpoena in the federal investigation. Meadows turned over the same materials he provided to the …

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Meadows Turned Over More Texts After FBI Search

CNN reports: Within a week of the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows handed over texts and emails to the National Archives that he had not previously turned over from his time in the administration, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN. Meadows’ submission to the Archives was part …

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Meadows And Kraken Ordered To Testify In GA Probe

Politico reports: The Atlanta-area grand jury investigating Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election is demanding testimony from Trump’s former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, about his involvement in the effort. Filings in the case show Fani Willis, the Fulton County district attorney overseeing the investigation, ordered Meadows to appear for a Sept. 27 interview. She’s also seeking Sept. …

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Mulvaney: I Heard Meadows Had “Nervous Breakdown”

The Hill reports: Former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that a “friend” who was in the White House during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot told him that Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows was experiencing “a little bit of both” incompetence and a “nervous breakdown” as the event unfolded. He said he was texting with a …

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Meadows Ally Threatened Hutchinson Before Testimony

The Guardian reports: Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson received at least one message tacitly warning her not to cooperate with the House January 6 select committee from an associate of former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The message in question was the second of the two warnings that …

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Witness: Meadows And Giuliani Both Sought Pardons

Axios reports: Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows sought a presidential pardon in the aftermath of Jan. 6, his former top aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified to the select committee investigating the insurrection on Tuesday. What they’re saying: “Mr. Meadows did seek that pardon, yes ma’am,” Hutchinson said in response to a question from Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). …

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Senior Aide To Meadows To Testify At Today’s Hearing

NBC News reports: Cassidy Hutchinson, who served as a senior aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, is slated to testify Tuesday at a last-minute hearing scheduled by the Jan. 6 committee, three sources tell NBC News. In recorded testimony presented last week, Hutchinson told investigators that a group of GOP lawmakers had sought presidential pardons following …

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Schiff: Tomorrow’s Hearing Will Focus On Meadows

Talking Points Memo reports: Ahead of the Jan. 6 Select Committee’s hearing on Tuesday, member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) told the Los Angeles Times that the panel plans to demonstrate Mark Meadows’ “intimate role” in the then-President’s scheme to pressure Georgia state legislators into overturning the election results. Additionally, Schiff said the committee is set to release new information about …

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Riot Committee Slams DOJ’s Decision Not To Indict Meadows And Scavino: “No One Is Above The Law”

Axios reports: The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 riot questioned the Justice Department “puzzling” decision to not indict former President Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows or Dan Scavino [photo], Trump’s deputy chief of staff, for contempt of Congress. The DOJ informed the Jan. 6 committee Friday it would not charge Meadows or Scavino, the same day the department …

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DOJ: No Criminal Charges For Meadows And Scavino

The New York Times reports: “Based on the individual facts and circumstances of their alleged contempt, my office will not be initiating prosecutions for criminal contempt as requested in the referral against Messrs. Meadows and Scavino,” Matthew M. Graves, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, wrote to Douglas N. Letter, the general counsel of the House, on Friday. …

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CNN: Ex-Meadows Aide Spilled New Dirt To Riot Panel

CNN reports: A former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows “covered new ground” this week in her deposition before the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection. Cassidy Hutchinson was subpoenaed to appear in front of the committee on Tuesday.  It was her third session answering the panel’s questions. The source familiar with Hutchinson’s deposition …

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Meadows Complains That Riot Panel Is “Vilifying” Him

The Associated Press reports: Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows accused the congressional committee investigating last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol of leaking all of the text messages he provided to the panel in what he says was an effort to vilify him publicly. The argument was made in a filing Friday in Washington’s federal court, …

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New Texts Show Hannity Scheming With Meadows

CNN reports: Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Fox’s Sean Hannity exchanged more than 80 text messages between Election Day 2020 and Joe Biden’s January 2021 inauguration, communications that show Hannity’s evolution from staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump’s election lies to being “fed up” with the “lunatics” hurting Trump’s cause in the days before January …

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