Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), one of Donald Trump’s fiercest allies in Congress, has issued a subpoena for a former prosecutor in the Manhattan district attorney’s office, escalating the House GOP’s attacks on a local jurisdiction as Republicans rally to aid the former president and defendant.
Jordan, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed Mark Pomerantz, a former New York County special assistant district attorney, to appear before the committee for a deposition.
The move by Jordan comes two days after Trump was charged with 34 felony counts of falsifying business records, as he wrote checks to his lawyer Michael Cohen to reimburse him for $130,000 paid to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels before the 2016 presidential election. Trump pleaded not guilty.
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