Tag Archives: Mark Meadows

Criminal Contempt Charge Coming For Meadows

CNN reports: The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot informed Mark Meadows that they have “no choice” but to advance criminal contempt proceedings against him given that former President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff has decided to no longer cooperate with the panel, according to a new letter. “The Select Committee is left with no choice but …

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Criminal Contempt Charges Readied Against Meadows

The Insider reports: The chair and vice chair of the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot said it is prepared to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. “Tomorrow’s deposition, which was scheduled at Mr. Meadows’s request, will go forward as planned,” committee chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson and vice chairwoman Rep. …

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Meadows Reverses, Won’t Cooperate With Riot Panel

Fox News reports: Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will no longer be cooperating with a committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, despite previous efforts to work with them. Meadows and his attorney George Terwilliger plan to officially notify the committee Tuesday morning, after the senior Trump administration official could not come to terms with lawmakers on …

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BOOK: Trump’s COVID Was Worse Than Was Claimed

The New York Times reports: President Donald J. Trump’s blood oxygen level sank to a precariously low level after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus last year, according to a new book by Mark Meadows, his former chief of staff. The new details contradict Mr. Trump’s denials this year that his Covid bout was more dire …

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Meadows Blames “Handful Of Fanatics” For Capitol Riot

The Guardian reports: “No one would [focus] on the actions of … those supporters of President Trump who came [to Washington on 6 January] without hate in their hearts or any bad intentions,” he writes. “Instead, they would laser in on the actions of a handful of fanatics across town.” Throughout his book, Meadows seeks to play down Donald Trump’s …

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Meadows: Trump Tested Positive Before Biden Debate

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days before his first debate against Joe Biden, the former president’s fourth and last chief of staff has revealed in a new book. Mark Meadows also writes that though he knew each candidate was required “to test negative for the virus within seventy two hours of the start time … …

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WaPo: Meadows Now Cooperating With Riot Committee

The Washington Post reports: Mark Meadows, former president Donald Trump’s White House chief of staff at the time of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, is cooperating with the House committee investigating the pro-Trump insurrection, committee chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) said Tuesday. “Mr. Meadows has been engaging with the Select Committee through his attorney,” Thompson said in a …

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Schiff: Meadows Contempt Charge May Be This Week

Axios reports: The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot will decide this week whether to hold former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in contempt for failing to appear before the panel, Rep. Adam Schiff told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. Meadows is not the first witness to defy a subpoena to appear for a …

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Mark Meadows Wants Trump Named House Speaker Because “People Would Melt Down, Go Crazy” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows suggested making former President Donald Trump Speaker of the House if Republicans reclaim the majority in 2022. Speaking with recently-indicted Steve Bannon on his podcast, The War Room, Meadows said, “I would love to see the gavel go from Nancy Pelosi to Donald Trump, talk about melting down, people …

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Meadows: Nobody In WH Knew About Riot In Advance

“I’ve told them that to my knowledge no one in the West Wing had any advanced knowledge of what was going to happen on January 6 in terms of a breach in security. “Additionally, a number of things that took place actually would not go towards supporting that narrative. The fact of the matter is we’ve worked real hard to …

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Meadows Fails To Appear For Riot Panel Deposition

CNN reports: Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows did not appear for a deposition on Friday in front of the House select committee investigating January 6, sources familiar with the investigation tell CNN, setting up a potential showdown that could lead to the panel beginning a criminal referral process against him. Committee staffers had been prepared to …

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Riot Panel Threatens Meadows With Contempt Charge

CBS News reports: The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is threatening to seek a contempt referral against former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows if he does not appear for a deposition on Friday morning. Committee chair Representative Bennie Thompson issued the warning in a publicly released letter to Meadows’ attorney, …

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Meadows Still Won’t Cooperate With House Riot Panel

CNN reports: Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is facing new pressure to cooperate with the House Select Committee investigating January 6 after he was notified Thursday that President Joe Biden will not assert executive privilege or immunity over documents and testimony requested by the panel, according to a copy obtained by CNN. However, Meadows has made clear …

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Mark Meadows Would “Absolutely” Strip Committee Posts From All GOP Reps Who Voted For Infrastructure

“Absolutely! Listen, they stripped Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committees for not even voting against the Republican Party. These people voted for Joe Biden for an infrastructure bill that will clear the way for more socialist spending that quite frankly gives Joe Biden a win. “I don’t know how you can send a clearer message than saying, ‘Obviously you’re not …

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Riot Panel Frustrated With Stonewalling By Meadows

CNN reports: Members of the House select committee investigating January 6 are losing patience with the pace of talks with former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, and some are considering whether more aggressive steps are needed to force his compliance in the sweeping probe, multiple sources tell CNN. Meadows was first subpoenaed more than a month ago, and …

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Meadows Hires Top GOP Lawyer In House Riot Probe

Politico reports: Mark Meadows, Trump’s former chief of staff, has brought on a top Republican lawyer to handle the House’s Jan. 6 investigation. Two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO that George Terwilliger, the deputy attorney general during the George H. W. Bush administration, is representing Meadows for the select committee’s inquiry into the Capitol attack. Terwilliger confirmed that …

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REPORT: All Trump Aides To Defy House Riot Panel

The Guardian reports: Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and other top aides subpoenaed by the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack are expected to defy orders for documents and testimony related to 6 January, according to a source familiar with the matter. The move to defy the subpoenas would mark the first major investigative hurdle …

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Riot Committee Subpoenas Meadows And Bannon

The New York Times reports: The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed four of President Donald J. Trump’s closest advisers on Thursday, ramping up its scrutiny of what the former president was doing before and during the deadly riot. The subpoenas, the first the panel has issued, seek information from Mark Meadows, the former White …

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House Riot Panel May Subpoena Top Trump Aides

The Guardian reports: The House select committee investigating the 6 January attack on the US Capitol is considering issuing a blitz of subpoenas for top Trump White House aides including the former chief and deputy chief of staff, according to a source familiar with the matter. House select committee investigators are considering subpoenas for call detail records or testimony of …

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Riot Committee Seeks Records About Mark Meadows

The Guardian reports: The House select committee investigating the 6 January attack on the Capitol has instructed telecom and social media companies last week to preserve records of Donald Trump’s White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, according to a source familiar with the matter. The move positions the select committee on the doorstep of the Oval Office as it …

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