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NYT Anoints 'Least Trusted Man' in DC
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Team Trump Is Worried About Mark Meadows

'NYT' reports that the 'least trusted man' in DC may have spilled secrets to Trump prosecutors

(Newser) - Did Mark Meadows turn rat on Donald Trump? The former president himself has said he isn't sure whether his former chief of staff might have done so, and the Trump camp in general is "sharply divided" on the question, writes Robert Draper in a (very) lengthy profile of...

Appeals Court Rules Georgia Will Try Meadows

Chief judge doesn't buy former Trump chief of staff's expansive views of job description

(Newser) - Mark Meadows will be be tried on Georgia charges in a Georgia court, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The onetime White House chief of staff under Donald Trump was trying to have his prosecution on state election counts moved to federal court, where he planned to argue for immunity...

Report: DA Won't Offer Plea Deals to Trump, 2 Top Allies

Trump lawyer says only deal former president would consider would involve dismissal, apology

(Newser) - Some of the co-defendants in the Georgia election interference case have taken plea deals but that won't be an option for the alleged kingpin of the conspiracy, sources tell the Guardian. The insiders say Fulton County prosecutors won't be offering deals to Donald Trump and at least two...

Publisher of Meadows Memoir Wants Its Money Back

All Seasons Press sues ex-White House chief of staff, accusing him of lying about the 2020 election

(Newser) - As he remains tied to legal wranglings regarding multiple cases against former President Donald Trump, Mark Meadows now has a new issue to contend with—an irate publisher. Insider reports that on Thursday, All Seasons Press pulled The Chief's Chief , the memoir penned by the former White House chief...

Meadows Testified Before Grand Jury After Being Granted Immunity: Sources

Sources say Trump's former chief of staff testified in federal election interference case

(Newser) - Mark Meadows reportedly testified before a federal grand jury in the election interference case against former President Trump, according to sources who spoke to ABC News . The sources say Meadows, Trump's former chief of staff, has talked to special counsel Jack Smith's team at least two other times...

Cassidy Hutchinson: Boss Burned So Many Docs, His Office Was Smoky

Ex-aide's new book alleges Meadows' suits smelled 'like a bonfire'

(Newser) - A former aide in former President Trump's White House says chief of staff Mark Meadows burned papers so often after the 2020 election that it left his office smoky and even prompted his wife to complain that his suits smelled "like a bonfire." Cassidy Hutchinson, who was...

Judge Rejects Moving Meadows Case to Federal Court

Ruling keeps election interference case in Fulton County Superior Court

(Newser) - Mark Meadows' attempt to have his election interference case moved from a Georgia court to a federal one failed Friday. US District Judge Steve C. Jones rejected the motion by Meadows, former President Trump's onetime chief of staff, the Washington Post reports. Several of Meadows' codefendants have hearings coming...

Trump Faces 'Easter Egg' Complication in Georgia Case

His desire to move it to federal court may be undercut by timeline of the allegations

(Newser) - The indictments against Donald Trump are out. Now comes the legal wrangling to figure out crucial details, including when the trials might be held and in which jurisdictions. On Monday morning, the judge in Trump's federal election interference case set a trial date of March 4, 2024 , which just...

Mugshots Follow Surrender of Trump's Co-Accused
Mugshots in Trump's
Georgia Case Start Rolling In
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Mugshots in Trump's Georgia Case Start Rolling In

The former president will reportedly sit for one, too

(Newser) - Four of former President Trump's co-defendants in the Georgia election interference case have turned themselves in, and two have had their mugshots released, while three others are fighting to avoid appearing at Fulton County Jail at all. The latest:
  • More surrenders: Georgia bail bondsman Scott Hall surrendered just before

Mark Meadows Being Investigated for Voter Fraud
Mark Meadows
Won't Face
Voter Fraud

Mark Meadows Won't Face Voter Fraud Charges

North Carolina officials questioned his absentee ballot in the 2020 election

(Newser) - Mark Meadows won't face any legal trouble for the absentee ballot he cast in the 2020 election. Meadows, then serving as former President Trump's chief of staff, cast that absentee ballot by mail to vote in the battleground state of North Carolina, reports the AP . Meadows listed as...

Cassidy Hutchinson Read Up on Watergate, Then Told the Truth

Transcript of Cassidy Hutchinson's interviews with Jan. 6 panel is out

(Newser) - Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told the House Select Committee that a lawyer connected to former President Trump tried to influence her testimony around Jan. 6 to the point that she felt she "had Trump looking over my shoulder." Hutchinson delivered bombshell testimony , describing Trump as lunging...

Judge Orders Meadows to Testify in Georgia Election Case

Former WH chief of staff is a 'necessary and material witness,' court filing states

(Newser) - A judge on Wednesday ordered former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify before a special grand jury that's investigating whether then-President Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the state's 2020 election. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis opened the investigation early last year...

Gaetz Wanted a Pardon in Sex Trafficking Case: Witness

Panel had heard testimony that pardon requests were over efforts to overturn election

(Newser) - Rep. Matt Gaetz, who's under federal investigation on suspicion of sex trafficking, told former President Donald Trump's chief of staff that a preemptive pardon in the case "would be great," a witness told a House committee. Johnny McEntee, a White House aide during Trump's term,...

Sources: Mark Meadows Played Ball With DOJ on Subpoena

Ex-chief of staff for Trump's WH reportedly complied with agency's writ regarding Jan. 6 riot

(Newser) - In June, the Department of Justice announced it was declining to charge Mark Meadows, former President Trump's chief of staff in the White House, with contempt after Meadows stopped cooperating with the House select committee looking into the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Now, a new development:...

Allegations of Witness Tampering Gain Traction
Allegations of Witness
Tampering Gain Traction
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Allegations of Witness Tampering Gain Traction

Reports say Trump allies gave tacit warnings to Cassidy Hutchinson in particular

(Newser) - Near the end of the last Jan. 6 hearing, Rep. Liz Cheney accused allies of former President Trump of attempting to intimidate witnesses, and she displayed two messages that she says make her case, per the Hill . Cheney didn't name any names, but reports now say that Cassidy Hutchinson—...

Jan. 6 Hearing: 'I Don't ... Care That They Have Weapons'

Witness says Trump objected to metal detectors for his supporters on Jan. 6

(Newser) - Witness Cassidy Hutchinson told the Jan. 6 panel Tuesday that former President Trump and chief of staff Mark Meadows—her boss—were informed that protesters gathering in DC on Jan. 6, 2021, were armed. However, both appeared to be unconcerned about it, she said. In fact, she said Trump was...

Witness: Meadows Told Me Jan. 6 May 'Get Real, Real Bad'

Cassidy Hutchinson begins her testimony

(Newser) - The Jan. 6 House panel has begun its surprise hearing—one that was abruptly scheduled only on Monday—with star witness Cassidy Hutchinson , who served as a top aide to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows, per CNN . The 25-year-old had access to the former president's inner circle and...

Witness at Surprise Jan. 6 Hearing Is Revealed

Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Mark Meadows, will testify

(Newser) - A onetime top aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will testify in Tuesday's surprise Jan. 6 hearing , the sixth this month, multiple outlets are reporting. Cassidy Hutchinson, who attended meetings between Meadows and House Republicans who worked to overturn the 2020 election, will testify publicly...

DOJ: We Won't Be Prosecuting Meadows, Scavino

Justice Department declines contempt charges for Trump's former chief of staff, social media director

(Newser) - On Friday, former Trump aide Peter Navarro was indicted on contempt charges for refusing to answer subpoenas by a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. Later that day, two others in Trump's circle avoided the same fate—two much more central figures regarding the former president. Politico...

In New Texts Between Hannity and Mark Meadows, a Shift

Fox host went from 'staunch supporter' of election lies to warning against 'fing lunatics,' per CNN

(Newser) - CNN has more texts from Mark Meadows , this time dozens of them between the former White House chief of staff and Fox News host Sean Hannity. The two exchanged more than 80 messages between Election Day 2020 and President Biden's inauguration, which the news outlet says show "...

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