Ex-White Home chief of employees Meadows complies with subpoena

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former White Home Chief of Employees Mark Meadows speaks to reporters following a tv interview, outdoors the White Home in Washington, U.S. October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Al Drago/File Picture

(Reuters) -Former White Home chief of employees Mark Meadows, who served underneath Donald Trump, has complied with a subpoena from the Justice Division’s investigation into the occasions surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing sources.

That makes him the highest-ranking Trump official identified to have responded to a subpoena within the federal investigation, CNN stated.

The onslaught on the Capitol by Trump supporters led to a number of deaths, injured cops and delayed certification of Democratic President Joe Biden’s victory over Republican Trump within the November 2020 election.

Meadows offered the identical supplies he gave to the Jan. 6 committee investigating the assault, satisfying the obligations of the subpoena, CNN reported, in line with an unnamed supply.

Meadows initially cooperated with the Jan. 6 committee in 2021, however later sued the panel over the subpoenas.

The U.S. Home of Representatives earlier this yr voted to refer Meadows to the U.S. Justice Division for contempt of Congress, however the division declined to cost him.

Reuters couldn’t instantly contact Meadows for remark.

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