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Glenn Kirschner: Congress Refers Meadows to DOJ for Prosecution: Here’s Why Indicting Meadows is a Legal Layup

19/01/2022

December 16,2021

Congress just voted to hold Donald Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress and refer him to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution. This means today is day 1 of “Mark Meadows – Indictment Watch.” It took DOJ 22 days to indict Steve Bannon for his crime of contempt of Congress. This video discusses the reasons why DOJ’s decision whether to indict Meadows is an easy one based on the applicable law and the available facts.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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