Meghan Green is the blonde woman who is sitting behind Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee during the impeachment inquiry on December 12. Green was seated behind Ohio Congressman Steve Chabot.
According to Green’s LinkedIn page, she is currently the senior counsel, permanent select committee on intelligence at U.S. House of Representatives. Green, 27, has been in the role since March 2019. Previously, Green worked on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, alongside Castor. Between September 2017 and January 2019, Green worked as Counsel on the Subcommittee on Information Technology, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Green’s first job on the hill was as a law clerk for the oversight committee, according to her LinkedIn page.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Meghan Green Is a Registered Republican
Green is originally from Statesville, North Carolina. Green previously interned at Zeichner Risk Analytics, a cybersecurity firm in Arlington, Virginia, between 2014 and 2015. Online records show that Green was a registered Republican.
2. Meghan Green Was a Varsity Cheerleader at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
Green is a graduate of both the University of South Carolina-Columbia and The George Washington University Law School. Green studied police science and leadership in college. During her time at the school, Green was a varsity member of the school’s cheerleading squad and was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Green graduated from the school magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Green attained a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School in 2017, the same school attended by Steve Castor.
3. Green Has Been Described as ‘Talented, Determined & Successful’
A November 2013 profile on Green on the University of South Carolina’s Facebook page said that she was due to move to Washington D.C. to take part in an internship program. The profile described Green as being “talented, determined and successful, and we are proud to call her a Gamecock.”
4. Green Is Paid Around $90,000 Per Year
Online records show that Green’s salary is $90,000 per year. Those documents list Green’s appointment as occurring on March 11, 2019. While on March 18, Green along with Democratic counsel Daniel Goldman and two other committee employees went took a work-related trip to New York City. In 2018, while Green worked on Rep. Trey Gowdy’s oversight committee, Green was paid just under $70,000. By January 2019, Green was paid over $90,000, gross pay.
5. Meghan Green’s Boyfriend Is Deputy Special Counsel for Legislative Affairs in the Office of the Special Counsel, Patrick Hartobey
Posts on Green’s social media pages indicate that she is in a relationship with New Jersey-born lawyer Patrick Hartobey. Hartobey is the deputy special counsel for legislative affairs in the Office of the Special Counsel. Hartobey’s profile on that page says that he previously worked on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Hartobey is a graduate of Emory University and attained his law degree from Emory University’s School of Law.