Repub­li­cans vow law­fare revenge after Trump’s guilty ver­dict

Republicans vow lawfare revenge after Trump’s guilty verdict

Repub­li­cans are prepar­ing to exact revenge after for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump was con­vict­ed of crim­i­nal charges this week, ramp­ing up their inves­ti­ga­tions into Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and Democ­rats to even the score ahead of the Novem­ber elec­tion. 
House Judi­cia­ry Com­mit­tee Chair­man Jim Jor­dan (R‑OH) was among the first to decry Trump’s guilty ver­dict, announc­ing on Fri­day he would be ask­ing Man­hat­tan Dis­trict Attor­ney Alvin Bragg and pros­e­cu­tor Matthew Colan­ge­lo to appear before Con­gress in June for a pub­lic hear­ing to dis­cuss the case. Jor­dan has been inves­ti­gat­ing the two attor­neys over the last sev­er­al months over alle­ga­tions the pair had revived the crim­i­nal case against Trump to harm his pres­i­den­tial cam­paign. 
“This hear­ing will exam­ine actions by state and local pros­e­cu­tors to engage polit­i­cal­ly moti­vat­ed pros­e­cu­tions of fed­er­al offi­cials, in par­tic­u­lar the recent polit­i­cal pros­e­cu­tion of …