by Joseph Weber
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Tuesday reportedly sued Rep. Jim Jordan to keep him and other congressional Republicans from interfering in his office’s criminal case against former GOP President Donald Trump.
The 50-page suit was filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York and accuses Jordan, chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee, of a “brazen and unconstitutional attack” on the prosecution Trump and a “transparent campaign to intimidate and attack” on Bragg, according to The New York Times.
Jordan, as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has already subpoenaed, Mark F. Pomerantz, a former prosecutor who worked on the Manhattan district attorney’s investigation into Trump.
Bragg has charged Trump with 34 felonies in connection with the former president’s efforts during his 2016 White House campaign to conceal hush money connected to at least one extra-marital affair that Trump has denied.
Bragg lawyers are reportedly trying to bar Jordan and fellow House Republicans from enforcing the subpoena sent to Pomerantz, who once led the district attorney’s probe into Trump.
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Joseph Weber comes to JusttheNews after covering national politics for Fox News since 2011.
Photo “Alvin Bragg” by Alvin Bragg.