Alvin Bragg rebukes Jim Jordan's 'harassment and intimidation'

Alvin Bragg rebukes Jim Jordan's 'harassment and intimidation'

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, currently prosecuting Donald Trump on 34 felonies, is responding to House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan‘s subpoena of a former New York prosecutor who resigned last year after the investigation into the ex-president appeared to have stalled.

“The House GOP continues to attempt to undermine an active investigation and ongoing New York criminal case with an unprecedented campaign of harassment and intimidation,” a statement from Bragg reads.

“Repeated efforts to weaken state and local law enforcement actions are an abuse of power and will not deter us from our duty to uphold the law. These elected officials would better serve their constituents and the country, and fulfill their oath of office, by doing their jobs in Congress and not intruding on the sovereignty of the state of New York by interfering in an ongoing criminal matter in state court.”

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Earlier on Thursday Jordan issued a subpoena to former New York County Special Assistant District Attorney Mark Pomerantz.

Chairman Jordan claims Pomerantz’s remarks prove the prosecution of Trump is political, when in fact they show, overwhelmingly, that Pomerantz so strongly believed Trump had committed “numerous” felonies, was guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” and not prosecuting him was so “contrary to the public interest,” he was forced to resign in protest.

The New York Times in March of last year reported Pomerantz “believed that the former president was ‘guilty of numerous felony violations’ and that it was ‘a grave failure of justice’ not to hold him accountable, according to a copy of his resignation letter.”

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