January 6 Panel Takes Aim at Mark Meadows

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is increasingly targeting — and losing patience with — Mark MeadowsDonald Trump’s powerful chief of staff who appeared to be deeply involved with the former president’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

This week the committee released 16 new subpoenas over two days, encircling Meadows by demanding depositions from a number of those he worked closest with at the White House.

It also presented him with an ultimatum after Meadows had been said to be “engaging” with the committee about a deposition originally scheduled for Oct. 15: show up Friday or risk being held in contempt.

“Mr. Meadows’s actions today — choosing to defy the law — will force the Select Committee to consider pursuing contempt or other proceedings to enforce the subpoena,” the committee’s leader said after he failed to show for a 10 a.m. deposition.

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