An Irishman Abroad

Is Pursuing Mark Meadows Really Worth It? (Plus Marion‘s Best Books Of The Year) - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone (Mini Pod)

December 17, 2021
On Tuesday the House of Representatives voted to hold ex-president Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, in contempt of Congress and refer him to the US Department of Justice for prosecution after his refusal to testify to the select committee investigating the Capitol riot. This week Marion McKeone explains why she believes he played a critical role in the January 6th riot and why history needs to accurately record what exactly took place in the corridors of power on that fateful day. Jarlath wonders if America is even paying attention and if they are, what can this investigation even hope to do when Trump supporters and haters are so entrenched. 
 
Marion's books of the year are revealed and we also get a brief catch-up on what has been happening in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial and bit more of the lighter side with Marion’s favourite conspiracy theory of the year.
 
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Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
 
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