(Liberty Bell) – The House Judiciary Committee is reportedly “seriously weighing” the idea of issuing subpoenas for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, along with two other prosecutors who resigned from his team last year, to force them to provide testimony before Congress after the unprecedented indictment of former President Donald Trump, a source who is familiar with the situation told Fox News Digital.
Brooke Singman, writing for the publication, said, “Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree in criminal court in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. The charges are related to alleged hush-money payments made ahead of the 2016 presidential election.”
“Since last week, days before the unprecedented indictment and arrest of a former President of the United States, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer began demanding answers from Bragg and his office – suggesting he testify before Congress,” Singman continued.
A source close to the situation spoke with the outlet on Wednesday and revealed the House Judiciary Committee is “seriously” considering issuing a subpoena for Bragg and two ex-prosecutors, Mark Pomerantz and Carey Dunne, to offer testimony before the panel.
Singman continued, “Bragg, when he took over as district attorney in January 2022, stopped pursuing charges against Trump and suspended the investigation ‘indefinitely,’ according to a letter written last year by Pomerantz.”
Both Pomerantz and Dunne, who were in charge of the investigation under Bragg’s predecessor, former Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, turned in their resignations back in February 2022 after Bragg started raising doubts about pursuing the case against the former president.
Pomerantz wrote a tell-all book about the investigation after he stepped down from his post, which, at the time, was still ongoing. The book tried to make the case in favor of charging Trump.
Before he joined the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, Pomerantz worked at the New York based law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. He then took leave from the firm and joined Vance’s firm in order to investigate Trump’s financial dealings.
“Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s brother, Robert Schumer, is a partner at the firm. Pomerantz donated to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign,” Singman stated. “Dunne, before leading the Trump investigation, served as general counsel for the district attorney’s office and successfully argued before the Supreme Court for Trump’s tax records.”
“The discussions surrounding subpoenaing Bragg, Pomerantz and Dunne come after Trump’s unprecedented surrender to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and arraignment,” Fox News reported.
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