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Federal appeals court rejects Mark Meadows’ bid to move his Georgia election case to federal court

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Federal appeals court rejects Mark Meadows’ bid to move his Georgia election case to federal court
Mark Meadows

A federal appeals court in Georgia has rejected a bid by former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to remove his Fulton County election interference case into federal court, affirming a lower court’s decision that left it in state court.

In its opinion, the appeals court found that “the events giving rise to this criminal action were not related to Meadows’s official duties.”

The decision said that “even if Meadows were an ‘officer,’ his participation in an alleged conspiracy to overturn a presidential election was not related to his official duties.”

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