Alvin Bragg, the DA of Manhattan, and House Republicans came to a compromise on Friday.
This will permit the judiciary panel to question the prosecutor who published a book describing Bragg’s inquiry into former President Trump, one that critics have called political persecution.
According to the NY Post, Mark Pomerantz, a prior Manhattan prosecutor and author of the work People vs. Donald Trump: An Inside Account, may be compelled to provide testimony.
This may happen while swearing to secrecy regarding the landmark prosecution of the former president by Bragg and to determine if the office he worked for utilized federal funds while conducting the probe.
The deal came after a federal court judge rejected DA Alvin Bragg’s plea to block House Representative Jim Jordan’s request to examine the former assistant district attorney, Mike Pomerantz, and look into the utilization of federal funding.
As reported by the NY Post, Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil informed Bragg “nobody is above the law” and determined the request for information issued by the judiciary committee had a valid legislative objective.
President Trump releases damning video on Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg.. pic.twitter.com/taHlh7JYa6
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According to a release from Bragg’s workplace, the agreement will allow Pomerantz to give evidence while having legal representation; the office will be granted privilege and interest rights.
In a 50-page lawsuit, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg just sued Jim Jordan. The lawsuit, according to the New York Times, says Jordan initiated a “brazen and unconstitutional attack” on the prosecution of Trump and accuses Jordan of intimidation.pic.twitter.com/pnjRecFyTi 01
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The office of the district attorney stated in an announcement that the demand was successfully overturned because their effective stay prevented instantaneous questioning.
It allowed them the opportunity needed to work together with the House Judiciary Committee on a compromise that respects the district attorney’s rights and interests.
Everyone is Satisfied
They are delighted with this decision, which guarantees any questioning concerning a former staff member will occur with the General Counsel’s attendance on an acceptable, predetermined timeline.
They are happy that the Second Circuit’s decision gave them the chance to settle this disagreement satisfactorily.This article appeared in Conservative Cardinal and has been published here with permission.