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Ex-Trump Aide Mark Meadows Cooperating with House Jan. 6 Panel

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022   |   Posted By: Time

Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and providing some documents, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contempt, the committee's chairman said Tuesday.
But the panel “will continue to assess his degree of compliance,” Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson said in a statement.
The agreement comes after two months of negotiations between Meadows and the committee and after the Justice Department indicted longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon for defying a subpoena.
Thompson said Meadows has produced records and will soon appear for an initial deposition.

“The Select Committee expects all witnesses, including Mr. Meadows, to provide all information requested and that the Select Committee is lawfully entitled to receive,” Thompson said.
Meadows' lawyer, George Terwilliger, said he was continuing to work with the committee and its staff on a “potential...

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