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Appeals Court Rejects Mark Meadows's Request of Case Removal, Urges Congress to Update Law

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2023
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On Monday, a federal appeals court rejected Mark Meadows's bid to remove a state criminal case against him to federal court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th District ruled that the federal officer removal statute does not apply to former federal officers, and therefore no longer covers Mr. Meadows, but urged Congress to amend the text of the statute as this ruling as far-reaching ramifications. Mr. Meadows was chief of staff for former President Donald Trump, and both men and 17 others were indicted in Fulton County, Georgia,...

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