WASHINGTON (Reuters). The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the Jan.6 Capitol Attack told Mark Meadows that the committee had no other choice than to file a contempt of court charge against him after he refused cooperating.
Representative Bennie Thompson (chairman of the House of Representatives Select Committee) stated in a letter addressed to George Terwilliger by Meadows’ attorney that Meadows was a former House Member and had failed to cooperate.
“The Select Committee has no other choice than to accept the recommendations of this committee.”
Thompson sent the following letter to Thompson: “To advance contempt proceedings, and recommend that the body in Which Mr. Meadows was once served refer him for criminal prosecution.”
Meadows refused to cooperate, according to the panel. The panel also stated Tuesday that it would pursue contempt cases against Meadows for not complying with requests for information.
He would be the third associate of Trump to face possible contempt proceedings, after Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark.
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