Mark Meadows

White House Chief of Staff from 2020 to 2021

Mark Randall Meadows (born July 28, 1959) is an American politician. He was President Donald Trump's White House chief of staff from March 31, 2020 to January 20, 2021. Meadows was the U.S. representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2020. He is a member of the Republican Party. He chaired the Freedom Caucus from 2017 to 2019.[1]

Mark Meadows
29th White House Chief of Staff
In office
March 31, 2020 – January 20, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMick Mulvaney (acting)
Succeeded byRon Klain
Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee
In office
March 12, 2020 – March 30, 2020
Preceded byJim Jordan
Succeeded byJim Jordan
Chair of the House Freedom Caucus
In office
January 3, 2017 – October 1, 2019
Preceded byJim Jordan
Succeeded byAndy Biggs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 11th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – March 30, 2020
Preceded byHeath Shuler
Succeeded byMadison Cawthorn
Personal details
Mark Randall Meadows

(1959-07-28) July 28, 1959 (age 64)
Verdun, France
Political partyRepublican
Debbie Meadows (m. 1979)
EducationFlorida State University
University of South Florida (AA)

On December 14, 2021, Meadows was held in criminal contempt of Congress of the Congress[2] for not wanting to work with the January 6th Select Committee. He is the first former member of Congress to have been held in Contempt of Congress.[3]

References change

  1. Bade, Rachael; Cheney, Kyle; Johnson, Eliana (December 10, 2018). "Meadows would give Trump a skilled brawler in the White House". Politico.
  2. Grisales, Claudia (14 December 2021). "The House votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt, sending a criminal referral to DOJ". NPR. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  3. "House votes for Meadows to face criminal charges for defying Jan. 6 probe". Retrieved 2021-12-15.