Mark Meadows

Mark Meadows REPRepublican

North Carolina politician and White House Chief of Staff to president Donald Trump

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Mark MeadowsREPRepublican North Carolina politician and White House Chief of Staff to president Donald Trump
63
Years of Age
8
Years of Experience
NCResidence (state)

Mark Randall Meadows (born July 28, 1959) is an American politician who served as the 29th White House chief of staff from 2020 to 2021. A member of the Republican Party, he also served as the U.S. representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2020. During his legislative tenure, Meadows chaired the Freedom Caucus from 2017 to 2019. He was considered one of President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress before his appointment as chief of staff.A Tea Party Republican, Meadows was a founding member of the Freedom Caucus. During his time in Congress, he was one of the most conservative Republican lawmakers and played an important part of the United States federal government shutdown of 2013. He also sought to remove John Boehner as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Meadows resigned from Congress on March 31, 2020, to become White House chief of staff. As chief of staff, he played an influential role in the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He pressured the Food and Drug Administration to adopt less strict guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine trials; and admonished the White House's own infectious disease experts for not "staying on message" with Trump's rhetoric. In October 2020, Meadows said it was futile to try "to control the pandemic", emphasizing instead a plan to contain it with vaccines and therapeutics.

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Campaign Funding

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18
$1,795,754
Total Raised
$1,310,318
Total Spent
$693,595
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Republican/Conservative$165,693
71%
Retired$118,767
43%
Leadership PACs$72,715
32%
Real Estate$53,584
27%
Public Sector Unions$45,500
22%
Oil & Gas$37,375
22%
Health Professionals$37,000
20%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$33,750
20%
Automotive$33,350
18%
Lawyers/Law Firms$30,747
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
University of South Florida
AA
Florida State University
Attended
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
United States representative
United States of America
2013 - 2021
White House Chief of Staff
United States of America
2020 - 2021
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Adult Sunday School Teacher
Community Bible Church
Current
Chair
Precinct, Republican Party
Current
Chair
County Republican Party
Current
Elder
Community Bible Church
Current
Founding Member
Macon County Preservation Society
Current
Member
Executive Committee, Republican Party
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Gilliam’s Promise
Current
Precinct Judge
Republican Party
Current
Metor
High School Speech and Debate
Member
State Board for Economic Development in Western North Carolina
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on National Security, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
The Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Foreign Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Aviation Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives