MSNBCWe found a clip from the then-Rep. Mark Meadows attacking an official he accused of “stonewalling” congressional subpoenas — issued during Donald Trump’s administration.

Meadows didn’t appear in front of the House Select committee that was investigating the Capitol riot on Friday.

Interview with Fox NewsMeadows attacked the then-Deputy Attorney General in summer 2018. Rod Rosenstein for ignoring subpoenas demanding information regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Rosenstein had already provided thousands of pages of documents.

“It’s all about transparency, so the American people can judge for themselves,” Meadows said in the clip replayed Friday on “Deadline.” “They may be able to ignore Congress but they can’t ignore the American people.”

“For nine months we’ve asked for documents … And what we found is not only have subpoenas been ignored, but information has been hidden. The efforts have been stonewalled,” Meadows said.

Meadows (who later became Trump’s chief of staff), Rep. Jim Jordan(R.Ohio) and others were filed in the following. articles of impeachmentThey started to back off after being sworn in against Rosenstein.

Trump’s former White House strategist and long-time ally Steve BannonOn Friday, he was arrested two counts of criminal contempt of CongressFor defying subpoenas from the House select Committee.

Meadows could face criminal charges in the future.


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