Mark Meadows, Trump Officials Ordered To Testify In J6 Probe

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2023, March 4, 2023, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. Trump said in a social media post that he expects to be arrested Tuesday as a New York prosecutor is eyeing charges in a case examining hush money paid to women who alleged sexual encounters with the former president. Trump provided no evidence that suggested he was directly informed of a pending arrest and did not say how he knew of such plans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
  • Mark Meadows and other former top aides to former President Donald Trump were ordered to testify before a federal grand jury investigating Trump’s actions leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to ABC News.
  • In ordering the testimony, federal Judge Beryl Howell rejected Trump’s claim of executive privilege.
  • Meadows, who served as Trump’s chief of staff, and the other former aides were subpoenaed by special counsel Jack Smith for testimony related to the investigation, ABC News reported.