January 6 Committee

Meadows v. Pelosi

Major Issue: Whether documents and testimony subpoenaed by a congressional committee to a former White House Chief of Staff are protected by absolute immunity or executive privilege.

Case Status: Awaiting District Court ruling.

Case Description: On September 23, 2021, the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol served a subpoena on Mark Meadows for a series of documents and deposition testimony relating to his tenure as White House Chief of Staff during the Trump Administration.  On December 8, 2021, Meadows sued House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Select Committee and its members to challenge the subpoena.

Procedural Posture: The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and Judge Carl J. Nichols was assigned to the case.  The Court has not yet ruled on the parties’ motions for summary judgment or judgment on the pleadings.

On December 8, 2021, Mark Meadows filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Select Committee and its members.  Judge Carl J. Nichols was assigned to Civil Action No. 21-3217.

No proceedings to date.

No proceedings to date.