South Carolina Supreme Court docket takes Mark Meadows enchantment
Then-White Home Chief of Employees Mark Meadows speaks to reporters within the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 29, 2020.
Erin Scott | Reuters
South Carolina’s Supreme Court docket on Monday agreed to listen to an enchantment by former Trump White Home chief of workers Mark Meadows to dam a Georgia grand jury subpoena demanding his testimony in a probe of doable prison interference within the 2020 presidential election.
The Supreme Court docket’s motion got here days after Meadows’ lawyer requested it to take the case, and nearly a month after a South Carolina decide ordered Meadows to adjust to the subpoena from the Fulton County grand jury.
As of now, Meadows is scheduled to testify in an Atlanta courthouse earlier than that panel on Nov. 30. However which may not occur given the South Carolina Supreme Court docket’s motion.
Meadows, a former South Carolina congressman, listened in on a Jan. 2, 2021, name between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, throughout which Trump pressured Raffensperger to “discover sufficient votes” to reverse Biden’s win. The decision occurred 4 days earlier than a joint session of Congress started assembly to certify Biden’s victory within the Electoral School.
Georgia authorities needed to ask a South Carolina decide to compel Meadows’ compliance with the subpoena as a result of he lives in South Carolina and never Georgia.