House GOP chairmen ask Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg to testify on Trump probe WASHINGTON — Three House Republican committee chairmen sent Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg a letter Monday requesting he testify before Congress "about what plainly appears to be a politically motivated prosecutorial decision" in any potential indictment of former President Donald Trump in the prosecutor's hush money probe. "You are reportedly about to engage in an unprecedented abuse of prosecutorial authority: the indictment of a former president of the United States and current declared candidate for that office," the letter said. It comes ahead of a pending New York grand jury decision in the case. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/co...n-d-alvin-bragg-testify-trump-probe-rcna75754 I'm in the something worse camp. Because this is a thinly veiled use of congressional power to come to Individual 1's defense. A continuation of what we've seen congressional Repubs do with respect to 1/6. Imagine if, after a rumor that Hunter Biden's arrest was imminent started to circulate, the Dem chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee demanded the prosecutor in the case give testimony and provide documents about it. We've already seen Trump and his bagman use the DoJ to go after the people who investigated Trump. We've seen Trump use the bully pulpit to attack Mueller, the FBI, anyone who he sees as a threat. In GA, the Repub controlled legislature has approved a bill giving them the authority to remove prosecutors if they don't like what's being investigated. I don't know, like if someone were to coerce state officials to overturn the election results in his favor. Is this the POT playbook now? Using all manner of methods to thwart attempts to bring Trump to justice rather than letting the system work? Trying to shield him from the legal system because he is the Dear Leader and therefore above accountability?