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  • Charged

  • Subpoenaed

Mark MeadowsLast Updated: August 25, 2023

Insurrection Related Information

  • High Profile Indictment
  • Requested Pardon
  • Subpoenaed by 1/6 Commission

Litigation Details

  • Charged on Aug 15, 2023


  • Former White House Chief of Staff

Executive Summary

On December 13, 2021 the January 6 Committee voted to hold Meadows in contempt of Congress.

A former member of the House, Meadows served as Trump’s chief of staff for his final months in office.

Committee description:

While serving as White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows reportedly communicated with officials at the state level and in the Department of Justice as part of an effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election or prevent the election’s certification. According to other reporting, Mr. Meadows was also in communication with organizers of the January 6 rally, including Amy Kremer of Women for America First. The Select Committee has previously sought White House records dealing with Mr. Meadows, including his actions and communications and information he received dealing with the results and integrity of the 2020 election.


Former White House Chief of Staff

Litigation Details


  • Violation of the Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act
  • Solicitation of Violation of Oath by Public Officer

Timeline of Litigation

  • Charged

    August 15, 2023 "Charged 8/15/2023"

Press Coverage

  • Trump and 18 allies charged in Georgia election meddling as former president faces 4th criminal case

    Published on August 15, 2023 Read at AP News
  • Thompson & Cheney Statement on Motion for Summary Judgment in Mark Meadows Litigation

    Published on April 22, 2022 Read at January 6 Select Committee
  • Ginni Thomas reportedly pressed Trump's chief of staff on overturning the election

    Published on March 25, 2022 Read at NPR
  • Virginia Thomas urged White House chief to pursue unrelenting efforts to overturn the 2020 election, texts show

    Published on March 24, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • Exclusive: Witness Claims Trump’s Chief of Staff Was on Phone Call Planning Jan. 6 March on Capitol

    Published on March 21, 2022 Read at Rolling Stone
  • The juicy Mark Meadows texts Liz Cheney just disclosed

    Published on December 14, 2021 Read at Washington Post
  • Statement on Mark Meadows

    Published on November 12, 2021 Read at January 6 Select Committee
  • Who’s who in the Jan. 6 committee subpoenas

    Published on November 10, 2021 Read at Washington Post
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff

    Published on October 24, 2021 Read at Rolling Stone
  • Select Committee Subpoenas Individuals Tied to the Former President in the days Surrounding January 6th

    Published on September 23, 2021 Read at January 6 Select Committee

Affiliated People (2)

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    • Subpoenaed

    Amy Kremer

    • Founder and Chair of Women for America First
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    • Charged

    • Running for office

    Donald Trump

    Currently Running For
    • U.S. President
    • General election on November 5, 2024
    Litigation Status
    • Charged on August 15, 2023

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