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Mark Meadows Provided 1/6 Committee with Chilling Powerpoint Laying Out 'Options for 6 JAN'

Mark Meadows Provided 1/6 Committee with Chilling Powerpoint Laying Out 'Options for 6 JAN'
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Former President Donald Trump's delusion that the 2020 election was "stolen" from him by Democrats engaging in widespread election fraud irrevocably eroded public faith in American democracy and resulted in a deadly failed insurrection mounted by his supporters hoping to halt the centuries-long peaceful transfer of presidential power.

The House Select Committee investigating the origins of the January 6 insurrection has steadily been subpoenaing Trump's circle in hopes of uncovering the extent of the Trump administration's culpability for the riot.


One target of these subpoenas was Trump's former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, who abruptly halted his prior cooperation with the committee earlier this week, claiming representatives sought to probe exchanges between Meadows and the former President that undermined what Meadows believes to be executive privilege.

Before his reversal, Meadows had already submitted a number of documents to the House committee for scrutiny, and a newly-leaked powerpoint included in one of those documents reveals just how unhinged the options put before the White House were in their efforts to secure another term for Trump.

According to the Guardian's congressional reporter, Hugo Lowell, Meadows turned over to the House an email referring to a deranged powerpoint guiding Trump on how to undermine the election.

One option offered was that Trump declare a national security emergency that would "declare electronic voting in all states invalid," and task Congress with determining "LEGAL & Genuine Paper Ballot counts".

The full powerpoint, available here and dated January 5, also includes long-debunked conspiracy theories regarding electronic voting systems and supposed Chinese infiltration of U.S. elections.

It's unclear the extent to which Meadows and the Trump administration considered options laid out in the document, but the revelation that it reached the White House at all was deeply unsettling to social media users.






People were amazed it was ever put in writing.



More details will likely emerge as the January 6 Committee continues its investigation.

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