The ultimate vote was 222-208 as solely two Home Republicans voted with Democrats to refer Mark Meadows for felony prosecution.
Right here is the second when historical past was made and Mark Meadows was referred to the DOJ for felony prosecution 222-208. pic.twitter.com/k7dPHeWXpW
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) December 15, 2021
The 2 Republicans who joined with the Democrats have been the 2 GOP 1/6 Committee members, Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).
The vote is historic as Mark Meadows turned the primary former member of Congress to be held in contempt in 200 years.
The DOJ has a trickier choice on its arms relating to prosecuting Meadows as a result of on the time of the revolt he was working for the president, however Meadows has effectively sabotaged his privilege claims by writing a guide and going all of tv and speaking about what it’s within the guide.
It additionally simply so occurs that the guide matches up with the 9,000 pages of paperwork that Meadows turned over to the 1/6 Committee and claimed weren’t privileged.
The Home is exhibiting that they don’t seem to be enjoying round. They’ve given the 1/6 Committee actual energy and sharp tooth.
Mark Meadows can both change his thoughts and cooperate or put together to share a cell with Steve Bannon.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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