House GOP Smok­ing Out ‘Polit­i­cal Ret­ri­bu­tion’ By Pros­e­cu­tors In Trump Cas­es, Speak­er John­son Says

House GOP Smoking Out ‘Political Retribution’ By Prosecutors In Trump Cases, Speaker Johnson Says

House Repub­li­cans are engag­ing in an inves­ti­ga­tion into whether pros­e­cu­tors lead­ing cas­es against for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump are using “polit­i­cal ret­ri­bu­tion in the court sys­tem to go after polit­i­cal oppo­nents,” Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA) said on Sun­day.
John­son told “Fox News Sun­day” anchor Shan­non Bream the GOP will “fight back” with “every­thing in our arse­nal” after Trump was con­vict­ed on all counts in a New York hush mon­ey tri­al last week, though he stressed “the con­fines of the rule of law” will be their guide.
“What we’ll do with our tools that we have in Con­gress, in the House, is we’ll use our over­sight respon­si­bil­i­ty,” John­son explained. “We’ve already done that,” he added before refer­ring to …