The Ohio congressman forwarded a text to Trump’s former chief of staff endorsing a plan to overthrow the 2020 election.
Mark Meadows likely knows a hell of a lot more than he’s saying about what really went down on January 6.
The measure now goes to the Department of Justice, which will make the final determination on whether to indict Meadows.
Trump’s actions — or inaction — during the breach of the Capitol could result in him eventually facing federal charges.
Meadows is the third Trump official to face contempt of Congress charges from the January 6 select committee.
The lawsuit appears to be a delay tactic, one member of the January 6 select committee suggested.
The work of the committee grinds on.
There’s no requirement for the Speaker to be a member of the House of Representatives.
After Trump tested negative for COVID in a second test done shortly after the positive one, he continued campaigning.
Meadows’s decision to cooperate comes on the same day an appeals court hears arguments over Trump’s privilege claims.