Political and Legislative

Judge Allows Subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to Former Trump Prosecutor

A federal judge declined Wednesday to block a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to a former prosecutor who investigated Donald Trump in the Manhattan district attorney’s office, paving the way for a Thursday deposition of the former prosecutor, Mark Pomerantz.

“The subpoena was issued with a ‘valid legislative purpose’ in connection with the ‘broad’ and ‘indispensable’ congressional power to ‘conduct investigations,’” wrote U.S. District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil.

“It is not the role of the federal judiciary to dictate what legislation Congress may consider or how it should conduct its deliberations in that connection,” she continued. “Mr. Pomerantz must appear for the congressional deposition. No one is above the law.”

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