/CNN Exclusive: Meadows texts reveal new details about the key role a little-known GOP congressman played in efforts to overturn election – CNN

CNN Exclusive: Meadows texts reveal new details about the key role a little-known GOP congressman played in efforts to overturn election – CNN


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Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) after he was caught in a lie regarding then President Trump’s involvement in January 6.”},{“title”:”‘If you can’t beat them, join them’: Brown calls out Republican for his Trump transformation”,”duration”:”02:44″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/24/j-d-vance-transformation-trump-ftr-brown-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/24/j-d-vance-transformation-trump-ftr-brown-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210315200629-j-d-vance-2018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/24/j-d-vance-transformation-trump-ftr-brown-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Pamela Brown takes a look back at author and Republican J.D. Vance’s change in tone from criticizing Donald Trump to becoming a Trump-endorsed candidate in the Ohio Senate primary. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Pamela Brown takes a look back at author and Republican J.D. Vance’s change in tone from criticizing Donald Trump to becoming a Trump-endorsed candidate in the Ohio Senate primary. “},{“title”:”Attorney who questioned Marjorie Taylor Greene reacts to her testimony”,”duration”:”02:41″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/25/marjorie-taylor-greene-attorney-candidacy-insurrection-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/25/marjorie-taylor-greene-attorney-candidacy-insurrection-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220422113943-06-marjorie-taylor-greene-atlanta-hearing-0422-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/25/marjorie-taylor-greene-attorney-candidacy-insurrection-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Attorney Andrew G. Celli Jr. discusses his cross-examination of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) during a hearing in Atlanta to determine if Greene is constitutionally barred from running for reelection because of her alleged role in the January 6 insurrection.”,”descriptionText”:”Attorney Andrew G. Celli Jr. discusses his cross-examination of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) during a hearing in Atlanta to determine if Greene is constitutionally barred from running for reelection because of her alleged role in the January 6 insurrection.”},{“title”:”DeSantis accused of hiding political goal behind Disney feud ‘smokescreen'”,”duration”:”03:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/25/reality-check-desantis-disney-redistricting-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/25/reality-check-desantis-disney-redistricting-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220420124727-desantis-orlando-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/25/reality-check-desantis-disney-redistricting-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s John Avlon reports a top Florida state legislator’s warning that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) move to dissolve Disney’s special tax status is a distraction from the state’s new redistricting plan.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s John Avlon reports a top Florida state legislator’s warning that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) move to dissolve Disney’s special tax status is a distraction from the state’s new redistricting plan.”},{“title”:”CNN report: 2020 election still the big motivator for many GOP voters”,”duration”:”04:00″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/25/gop-candidates-running-on-trump-2020-election-fraud-lie-newday-murray-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/25/gop-candidates-running-on-trump-2020-election-fraud-lie-newday-murray-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220425051853-kristina-karamo-trump-rally-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/25/gop-candidates-running-on-trump-2020-election-fraud-lie-newday-murray-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Supporters of then President Trump’s claims of election fraud in 2020 are running as Republican candidates across the country. CNN’s Sara Murray reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Supporters of then President Trump’s claims of election fraud in 2020 are running as Republican candidates across the country. CNN’s Sara Murray reports.”},{“title”:”WSJ: Why the US is holding off on sanctioning Putin’s rumored girlfriend”,”duration”:”03:42″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/25/wall-street-journal-putin-rumored-girlfriend-reporting-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/25/wall-street-journal-putin-rumored-girlfriend-reporting-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220425081632-alina-kabaeva-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/25/wall-street-journal-putin-rumored-girlfriend-reporting-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”The Wall Street Journal is reporting “US officials paused proposals to sanction Alina Kabaeva, the rumored girlfriend of Russian President Vladimir Putin over fears it would be felt as too personal an escalation in US-Russia relations.” Putin has never confirmed that Kabaeva is his girlfriend. Wall Street Journal reporter Vivian Salama joins New Day to discuss.”,”descriptionText”:”The Wall Street Journal is reporting “US officials paused proposals to sanction Alina Kabaeva, the rumored girlfriend of Russian President Vladimir Putin over fears it would be felt as too personal an escalation in US-Russia relations.” Putin has never confirmed that Kabaeva is his girlfriend. Wall Street Journal reporter Vivian Salama joins New Day to discuss.”},{“title”:”‘Liar and a traitor’: Sen. Warren calls out Kevin McCarthy”,”duration”:”01:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https:cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-kevin-mccarthy-audio-reaction-sot-sotu-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-kevin-mccarthy-audio-reaction-sot-sotu-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220424093320-kevin-mccarthy-elizabeth-warren-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-kevin-mccarthy-audio-reaction-sot-sotu-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reacts to the audio released by the New York Times from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) about then President Donald Trump following the attack on the Capitol on January 6.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reacts to the audio released by the New York Times from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) about then President Donald Trump following the attack on the Capitol on January 6.”},{“title”:”Hear Elizabeth Warren’s plan to avoid an election loss for Democrats”,”duration”:”01:19″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-midterm-election-sotu-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-midterm-election-sotu-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220424092154-elizabeth-warren-04-24-2022-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/24/elizabeth-warren-midterm-election-sotu-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) lays out her economic proposals that she believes will help Democrats avoid losing control of Congress in the midterm elections.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) lays out her economic proposals that she believes will help Democrats avoid losing control of Congress in the midterm elections.”},{“title”:”A Trump-era border policy is set to end. Here’s what could happen next”,”duration”:”03:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2022/04/24/title-42-migrants-san-antonio-flores-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2022/04/24/title-42-migrants-san-antonio-flores-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220424070623-san-antonio-migrants-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2022/04/24/title-42-migrants-san-antonio-flores-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”The Biden administration is planning to lift the pandemic-era border restrictions known as Title 42 on May 23. CNN’s Rosa Flores reports from San Antonio where the city is seeing a surge in migrants and tensions remain high ahead of the expected repeal.”,”descriptionText”:”The Biden administration is planning to lift the pandemic-era border restrictions known as Title 42 on May 23. CNN’s Rosa Flores reports from San Antonio where the city is seeing a surge in migrants and tensions remain high ahead of the expected repeal.”},{“title”:”‘I’m not answering that’: Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies at hearing challenging her congressional candidacy”,”duration”:”03:13″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2022/04/22/atlanta-marjorie-taylor-greene-candidacy-challenge-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2022/04/22/atlanta-marjorie-taylor-greene-candidacy-challenge-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220422152954-marjorie-taylor-greene-alj-hearing-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2022/04/22/atlanta-marjorie-taylor-greene-candidacy-challenge-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) took the stand at a hearing where challengers are seeking her disqualification as a candidate for reelection.”,”descriptionText”:”Rep. 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