Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

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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Meadows: Donald Trump’s America Is Peaceful [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that most of President Trump’s America is “peaceful” in response to fatal shootings at protests in Kenosha,Wis. and Portland Ore. that Meadows blamed on Democrat-run cities. Chuck Todd, the moderator of NBC News’ “Meet the Press,” challenged Meadows on the Trump campaign’s narrative that Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s …

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Meadows: Biden Says There Should Be More Rioting

Fox News reports: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden only condemned the ongoing violence in Kenosha, Wis. and cities across the country this week because he “sees this as a political liability,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows charged on “The Daily Briefing” Friday. “After 90 days [of] Portland rioting, and … month after month things have gone on, he’s …

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Meadows: “Nobody Really Cares” About The Hatch Act

Mediaite reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows shrugged off criticisms for the second night of the Republican National Convention, saying “nobody” cares if the ceremonial pomp violated the Hatch Act. Meadows gave an interview on Wednesday for POLITICO Playbook, during which, Anna Palmer brought up Secretary of State Mike Pompeo giving a speech to the convention in the …

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Meadows: Losing Kellyanne Conway Leaves A “Big Hole”

The Daily Beast reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows reacted to the news that Kellyanne Conway is leaving the Trump administration by telling CBS This Morning: “Kellyanne is going to be missed, America loves her. We will certainly miss her here at the White House.” “But listen, this is all about making a priority for family. That’s what …

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Mark Meadows Flips Out Over QAnon Question, Won’t Disavow, Claims He Just Had To Google Them [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday dodged questions about President Donald Trump’s embrace of QAnon days after the president said followers of the conspiracy theory “love our country.” “We don’t even know what it is,” Meadows told “Fox News Sunday” after host Chris Wallace asked whether the president would denounce QAnon, which the FBI …

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WH Denies Mail Sorting Machines Are Being Taken Out

The Hill reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday denied reports that several U.S. Postal Service (USPS) letter-sorting machines were decommissioned after orders from the postmaster general. “There’s no sorting machines that are going offline between now and the election,” Meadows said. “That’s something that my Democrat friends are trying to do to stoke fear out there. …

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Axios: Mark Meadows Working To Entrap WH Leakers

Axios reports: President Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has told several White House staffers he’s fed specific nuggets of information to suspected leakers to see if they pass them on to reporters — a trap that would confirm his suspicions. This hunt for leakers has put some White House staffers on edge, with multiple officials telling Axios that Meadows …

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Meadows Backs Trump: 99% Of Cases Are “Harmless”

Axios reports: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told “Fox & Friends” Monday that there are facts and statistics — without citing any — to back up President Trump’s claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are “totally harmless.” The big picture: Nearly 130,000 Americans have died from the virus, and FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn declined to provide evidence to …

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Trump Ousts Chief Of Staff Mulvaney For Mark Meadows

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump named Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) as chief of staff on Friday evening. “I am pleased to announce that Congressman Mark Meadows will become White House Chief of Staff,” Trump wrote in a tweet. “I have long known and worked with Mark, and the relationship is a very good one.” He also said that ousted …

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GOP Freedom Caucus Reps Nab Top Committee Slots

Roll Call reports: Five years ago, the nascent House Freedom Caucus irritated Republican leaders to the point that some of its members got kicked off key committees. Now two of the group’s founding members have risen the ranks to the top of two prominent panels. On Tuesday, the House Republican Conference is expected to approve recommendations from its Steering Committee …

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Rep. Mark Meadows Models Trump Merch On State TV

The Hill reports: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and President Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., wore matching jackets Tuesday during separate interviews on “Fox & Friends.” The quarter-zip jackets were each emblazoned with “Team Trump.” Trump Jr.’s had his name, “Don,” embroidered on the front of his, too. The unified look left some observers wondering commenting on whether there was a …

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Meadows Warns: You’ll Pay If You Break With Trump

CBS News reports: In an interview with “CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell, Congressman Mark Meadows said there would be repercussions if Republicans break with President Donald Trump on impeachment. O’Donnell sat down with impeachment defense surrogates Representatives Meadows, Doug Collins, Elise Stefanik and Debbie Lesko. “Do you think Republican senators face political repercussions if they break with the president?” …

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Shady Motivation Behind Meadows’ Retirement Timing

Politico reports: Rep. Mark Meadows’ shock retirement — revealed just 30 hours before the filing deadline in North Carolina — has roiled some Republicans in the state who suspect he timed his announcement to benefit a friend of his wife. The four-term congressman will depart the House for an as-yet-undefined role with President Donald Trump, a decision he disclosed in …

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