Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

Hush Money: Trump Donated $1M To Meadows Org

NBC News reports: Former President Donald Trump’s political action committee donated $1 million to the conservative nonprofit organization where his former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, is a senior partner, according to a campaign finance report filed Monday night with the Federal Election Commission. In December, the House voted to recommend that the Justice Department pursue contempt of Congress charges …

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Top Meadows Aide Testifies To Riot Panel For Six Hours

CNN reports: Ben Williamson, a top aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, met on Tuesday with the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, according to several sources familiar with the meeting. Williamson was in the West Wing of the White House while the attack on the US Capitol was underway. One source says his …

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Perkins Melts Down Over Contempt Vote For Meadows

From hate group leader Tony Perkins: Speaker Pelosi’s January 6th Select Committee is not about protecting the rule of law or preserving the integrity of the Republic. If so, she would have responded to the numerous violent and deadly mob attacks that rolled from city to city in the summer of 2020, including Washington D.C. The contempt vote is nothing …

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Mark Meadows Gets Roasted By Home State Paper

From the Raleigh News & Observer editorial board: For North Carolina, Meadows is more than a figure in a Washington drama. He is the embodiment of how the state’s turn to extreme gerrymandering has opened the way for reactionary and incompetent candidates to represent the state in Congress. Before Meadows, the 11th District was represented by a conservative Democrat, Heath …

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Jordan Confirms He Sent “Electoral” Text To Meadows

Politico reports: Rep. Jim Jordan’s (R-Ohio) office confirmed that he is the sender of a text message to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, partially revealed this week by the Jan. 6 committee. Here’s the full text: “On January 6, 2021, Vice President Mike Pence, as President of the Senate, should call out all the electoral votes that …

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Hannity Rages At Liz Cheney Over His Text Message

“Last night in a weak attempt to smear yours truly and presumably I guess President Trump, Congresswoman Cheney presented one of my text messages from January 6th to Mark Meadows. “Surprise, surprise, surprise: I said to Mark Meadows the exact same thing I was saying live on the radio at that time and on TV that night on January 6th …

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House Holds Meadows In Contempt In 222-208 Vote

USA Today reports: The House voted Tuesday night to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. The House voted 222-208 on the measure, which also urged the Justice Department to prosecute Meadows criminally for contempt. George Terwilliger, a lawyer for Meadows, said in …

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LIVE VIDEO: Full House Votes On Meadows Contempt

CNN reports: The House is set to vote on whether former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows should be referred to the DOJ on criminal charges for failing to appear for a deposition with the select committee investigating the January 6 attack. The panel unanimously voted in favor of holding Meadows in contempt of Congress on Monday night, and …

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Meadows: Riot Panel Is Trying To “Weaponize” My Texts

Mediaite reports: Newsmax host Rob Schmitt asked Meadows about the messages from Hannity, Don Jr., Brian Kilmeade and Laura Ingraham which implored the chief of staff to get former President Donald Trump to act and get control of his supporters during the attack on the Capitol. “We’ve tried very hard, in a very transparent and accommodating way, to share non …

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Mystery GOP Lawmakers Texted Meadows During Riot

The Daily Beast reports: Amid a slew of panicked texts from the likes of Donald Trump Jr. and Sean Hannity, former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows’ phone blew up on Jan. 6 and just after with messages from unnamed politicians steaming and scheming over the 2020 election results. During a Monday night hearing of the House select committee investigating …

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Cheney Reads Desperate Texts From Fox News Hosts To Meadows Begging Him To Have Trump Stop The Rioters

CNN reports: Donald Trump Jr., Fox News personalities and lawmakers unsuccessfully implored then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on January 6 to get President Donald Trump to stop the violence unfurling at the US Capitol, according to text messages relayed by the House committee investigating the attack. Those texts, as several members of the committee noted, were already turned …

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Riot Panel Advances Contempt Charge For Meadows

The New York Times reports: Mark Meadows, the last White House chief of staff for President Donald J. Trump, played a far more substantial role in plans to try to overturn the 2020 election than was previously known, and he was involved in failed efforts to get Mr. Trump to order the mob invading the Capitol on Jan. 6 to …

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LIVE VIDEO: Meadows Contempt Vote By Riot Panel

CNN reports: The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol is prepared to vote Monday on whether former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows should be referred to the Department of Justice on criminal contempt of Congress charges. Members of the panel will vote to formally advance the criminal contempt report against Meadows for …

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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 …

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TODAY: Criminal Contempt Vote For Mark Meadows

The Associated Press reports: The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is set to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Monday as lawmakers are releasing new details about thousands of emails and texts he has handed over to the committee. In laying out the case for the contempt vote, the nine-member …

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Riot Committee Issues Damning Report On Meadows

CNN reports: Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sent an email saying the National Guard would be present to ‘protect pro Trump people’ in the lead up to the US Capitol insurrection, according to a new contempt report released by the January 6 committee Sunday night. It was just one of several new details in the report about …

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BOOK: Trump’s Bible Photo-Op Was Ivanka’s Idea

Religion News Service reports: A new book by former President Donald Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows offers a detailed account of the then-commander in chief’s infamous Bible photo-op at St. John’s Church in June 2020, during the height of the summer’s racial justice protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer. …

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Christie Rips Meadows For Hiding Trump’s COVID+ Test

ABC News reports: Chris Christie, in an interview with Margaret Hoover on the PBS show “Firing Line,” said that it’s “inexcusable” Mark Meadows didn’t reveal Trump’s positive COVID-19 test during debate prep and “saved it for a book.” When asked if Trump should have told him about his first test result, Christie replied, “That’s obvious. Of course, Trump should have …

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Meadows Sues Riot Committee To Block Subpoenas

CNN reports: Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is suing the House select committee investigating January 6 and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, asking a federal court to block enforcement of the subpoena the committee issued him as well as the subpoena it issued to Verizon for his phone records, according to the complaint filed Wednesday. The lawsuit …

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Texts Show Meadows Backed Election Overturn Plot

Raw Story reports: Mark Meadows shared some of the contacts he had in or around Jan. 6 involving the White House’s attempts to stop the certification of the 2020 election, according to a letter from the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol and what led to it. According to the Committee’s Chairman, Rep. Bennie …

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