(Townhall) After claiming that House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) was “interfering” in her prosecution of former President Donald Trump, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis received a response from the chairman — and he’s not backing down.
If Willis thought she could shame Jordan into abandoning his probe of the Fulton County District Attorney’s office for what she alleged was “flagrantly at odds with the Constitution,” Jordan disabused her of such a notion.
“Your letter reinforces the Committee’s concern that your prosecutorial conduct is geared more toward advancing a political cause and your own notoriety than toward promoting the fair and just administration of the law,” Jordan’s response states. “Congress in general, and this Committee in particular, have a strong legislative interest in ensuring that popularly elected local prosecutors do not misuse their law-enforcement authority to target federal officials for political reasons,” the Judiciary chairman reminded. “We can only conclude from your hostile response to the Committee’s oversight that you are actively and aggressively engaged in such a scheme.”
Jordan’s message continues by providing a a helpful primer on the Constitutional and legal authorities on which Jordan’s probe rests: