Latest Mark Meadows News

Congressional candidate accused of campaign violation

Jan. 30, 2023 15:02 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican candidate for a western North Carolina congressional seat in 2020 has been accused by federal prosecutors of a campaign finance violation, and she's signed a plea agreement, court records say. Lynda Bennett is charged with willingly and knowingly...

How Republicans are transforming the House in the majority

Jan. 09, 2023 19:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers no longer have to walk through metal detectors before gaining access to the House floor. And any time they do vote, they will have to do so in person — no more voting by proxy from home. Those are just some of the changes being made by the now GOP-led...

Ginni Thomas says she regrets post-election texts to Meadows

Dec. 30, 2022 17:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia Thomas, the wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, says she regrets sending texts to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows after the 2020 election, telling the House Jan. 6 committee that “I would take them all back if I could today.” ...

AG: Meadows won't face voter fraud charges in North Carolina

Dec. 30, 2022 17:14 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff to President Donald Trump, won't face voter fraud charges related to his 2020 registration and absentee vote in North Carolina, the state's attorney general announced Friday. Meadows, a former western North...

Jan. 6 takeaways: Final revelations from investigation

Dec. 30, 2022 10:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Destroyed documents. Suggestions of pardoning violent rioters. Quiet talks among cabinet officials about whether then-President Donald Trump should be removed from office. Interview transcripts released by House investigators in recent days — more than 100 so...

Georgia special grand jury wraps up probe of Trump, allies

Dec. 24, 2022 00:14 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A special grand jury investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election in Georgia appears to be wrapping up its work, but many questions remain. The investigation is one of several that could...

Transcripts reveal link between Trump, Nevada fake electors

Dec. 22, 2022 22:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New transcripts of closed-door testimony to the Jan. 6 House committee show Donald Trump and his allies had a direct hand in the Nevada Republican Party’s scheme to send a phony electoral certificate to Congress in 2020 in a last-ditch attempt to keep the former president in...

Jan. 6 witness recounts pressure campaign from Trump allies

Dec. 22, 2022 18:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson described to the House Jan. 6 committee a wide-ranging pressure campaign from Donald Trump's allies aimed at influencing her cooperation with Congress and stifling potentially damaging testimony about him. In...

Jan. 6 takeaways: Power, pressure and a 'moral struggle'

Dec. 22, 2022 17:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee is releasing dozens of witness transcripts from its investigation into the 2021 Capitol attack, including Thursday's release of a previously unseen account from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson detailing a stunning campaign by Donald Trump's...

N. Carolina AG to weigh charges in Meadows voter fraud case

Dec. 13, 2022 15:16 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation said it has submitted to state prosecutors the findings of its voter fraud probe into Mark Meadows, a former White House chief of staff to President Donald Trump, who was simultaneously registered to vote in North Carolina and...