Ohio congressman Jim Jordan has been revealed as the ‘lawmaker’ who sent a text to Mark Meadows on the eve of the Capitol riot, suggesting a way in which Mike Pence could avoid certifying the November 2020 vote.

Jordan, a staunch ally of Donald Trump, confirmed through his spokesman that on January 5 he texted Meadows, Trump’s chief of staff, with advice on overturning the election.

The text was a three-paragraph summary of a longer legal argument, and had been sent to Jordan by attorney Joseph Schmitz.

Jordan then forwarded Schmitz’s argument to Meadows.

At the time, Trump was desperately seeking a way to prevent his vice president, Pence, from certifying the results of the November vote in Congress – usually, a routine and uneventful procedure.

The text was read out on Monday by Adam Schiff, a member of the January 6 Committee which is looking into events surrounding the insurrection.

Schiff read: ‘On January 6, 2021, Vice President Mike Pence, as President of the Senate, should call out all electoral votes that he believes are unconstitutional as no electoral votes at all.’

Schiff said the text was from ‘a lawmaker’ – on Wednesday, Russell Dye, a spokesman for Jordan, told CNN: ‘Mr. Jordan forwarded the text to Mr. Meadows, and Mr. Meadows certainly knew it was a forward.’

Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee in addition to being a member of the January 6 Committee, read only part of the three-paragraph message.

His team also added a period at the end of the text, leading The Federalist to say that the text had been ‘doctored’.

Critics of the committee – who argue that it is an anti-Trump witch hunt – seized on the period at the end of the sentence, insisting it was a twisting of Jordan’s message.

‘We shouldn’t be surprised given his actions over the past 5 years and given how my emails magically had their dates changed, but he will continue to do this till someone steps up & says enough!’ said Donald Trump Jr, the former president’s son.

Andy Biggs, an Arizona congressman and avidly pro-Trump Republican, tweeted: ‘Adam Schiff and his staff doctored a text message between @Jim_Jordan and @MarkMeadows. 

‘Expect a lot more of this. Schiff and the contemptible Jan6 committee will twist and smear the narrative every chance they get.’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night reported that the committee had been ‘doctoring evidence’, and reporter Kevin Corke detailed The Federalist report into the text message.

Jordan has not commented on the revelation that he sent Meadows the tweet.

Other figures have been revealed to have texted Meadows – among them Fox News hosts Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham and Brian Kilmeade.

They all messaged Meadows on January 6, during the riot, urging Meadows to ask Trump to appear on camera and condemn the insurrectionists, and call them off. 

Meadows was on Tuesday night declared in contempt of Congress, for refusing to appear before the January 6 Committee. 

The final vote was 222-208, with two Republicans – Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger – joining all Democrats.

The matter will now be turned over to the Justice Department. 

In October, the House voted that former Trump adviser Steve Bannon be held in contempt for refusing to comply with the subpoena. 

The Justice Department then charged him with two counts of contempt. 

He has pleaded not guilty but faces up to a year in prison on each charge if convicted. 

Jordan, before Tuesday’s vote to censure Meadows, tweeted: ‘Mark Meadows is a great American.’

Original Article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10315149/Congressman-Jim-Jordan-confirms-sent-text-Mark-Meadows-overturning-election-certification.html

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