Meadows Refuses Subpoena Amid Legal Battle Over Executive PrivilegeEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will not testify in Congress’ probe of the January 6 “Stop the Steal” rally amid a burgeoning legal battle over executive privilege, per Meadows’ lawyer. The January 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 almost exclusively led by Democrats, with only Kinzinger and Cheney sitting on the panel. For weeks now, tension has been building between the mostly-Democrat panel and President Donald Trump. The commission has subpoenaed documents and testimony from former Trump officials in regards to the January 6 rally. Trump, for his part, 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. This tension came to a head near the end …Read More

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