Mark Meadows has been removed from North Carolina’s voter roll as state officials investigate the former Donald Trump chief of staff over allegations that he committed voter fraud in the battleground state in the 2020 election.
The far right former Trump staffer was removed from the voter list in Macon County on Monday, the county’s board of elections director Melanie Thibault told the Asheville Citizen Times. Thibault claimed that records showed Meadows had voted at the Macon County address for 2020. Officials removed his registration “after documentation indicated he lived in Virginia and last voted in the 2021 election there,” state board of elections spokesperson Patrick Gannon said in a statement.
The former North Carolina congressman came under investigationLast month, reports revealed that Meadows was registered to vote from a mobile address in Macon County, western North Carolina. The owner of the property said that Meadows had never stayed at the property, meaning that it’s possible that Meadows committed a federal crime in using supposedly false information to register to vote.
As The New Yorker discoveredMeadows and his spouse actually live in Virginia, although they are not registered to vote. Virginia is a solidly blue state. has voted blueIn every presidential election since 2008
Ironically, Meadows was a leading proponent of Trump’s campaign to invalidate the results of the 2020 election over false claims that there was widespread voter fraud. During Trump’s last weeks in office, Meadows repeatedly pushedIn order to reinstate Trump, the Department of Justice will investigate election fraud.
The January 6th committee revealed recent texts It was shown that people are apathetic. in Trump’s orbit seemed to consider Meadows as someone who had the power to overturn the election. Donald Trump Jr. texted Meadows shortly after the November election to plan how to keep him in power. “POTUS must start 2nd term now,” Trump Jr. wrote.
Ginni Thomas, a conservative activist, is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. also texted Meadowsabout overturning an election. “You are the leader, with him, who is standing for America’s constitutional governance at the precipice,” Ginni Thomas wrote. “The majority knows Biden and the Left is attempting the greatest Heist of our History.”
“[T]his is a fight of good versus evil,” Meadows wrote on November 24. “Evil always looks like the victor until the King of Kings triumphs. Keep going. Keep fighting. It is the reason I have staked everything on it. Well at least my time in DC on it.”
As Truthout’s William Rivers Pitt wrote late last year, the texts revealing the depths of Meadow’s involvement in the election plot are similar The Watergate tapes that eventually led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation in disgrace.