Earlier today, Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows announced he would not testify to the sham Jan 6th committee.
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will not testify in Congress’s probe of the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally amid a burgeoning legal battle over executive privilege, according to Meadows’s lawyer.
The Jan. 6 committee was formed in June in a mostly party-line vote, as all but two Republicans—Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)—voted against forming the commission. The committee is led almost exclusively by Democrats, with Kinzinger and Cheney the only Republicans sitting on the panel.
For weeks, tension has been building between the mostly Democratic panel and former President Donald Trump.
The commission has subpoenaed documents and testimony from former Trump officials regarding the Jan. 6 rally. Trump has maintained that he and former administration officials are exempt from providing this testimony due to executive privilege, long a mainstay in U.S. presidential politics.
Now, we have this.
The sham committee is demanding Meadows appear for a deposition tomorrow.
If he doesn’t he says they will face contempt.
BREAKING: The Jan. 6 select committee is demanding that Mark MEADOWS appear for a deposition *tomorrow* or face contempt of Congress proceedings. pic.twitter.com/n3H1kfsHZC
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) November 11, 2021
The committee recently held Steve Bannon in contempt.
The House voted 229 to 202, largely along party lines, to find former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
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