Jim Jordan Drops Ultimatum on Letitia James – NY AG Under Fire in Trump Investigation
By Matt Thompson|June 18, 2024
Jim Jordan Drops Ultimatum on Letitia James – NY AG Under Fire in Trump Investigation

Get ready, patriots! The political drama is ramping up as House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) takes bold action to subpoena New York Attorney General Letitia James (D). Jordan is on a mission to expose the truth about Matthew Colangelo, a top prosecutor tangled up in the Manhattan hush money trial of former President Trump.

This saga is hitting new heights, and it’s about to get even more electrifying.

The Demand for Information

In a gutsy move last month, Jordan fired off a letter to Letitia James, demanding every scrap of information about Matthew Colangelo. Colangelo, a former employee of James, is now with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and was front and center in Trump’s New York trial, delivering the opening statements.

But Jordan’s not stopping there; he’s reached out to all of Colangelo’s recent employers, including the Justice Department and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D).

Jordan’s letter doesn’t hold back: “Mr. Colangelo’s recent employment history demonstrates his obsession with investigating a person rather than prosecuting a crime.” Bam! That’s hitting the nail on the head.

The Threat of a Subpoena

Jordan’s not just making polite requests—he’s laying down the law. His recent letter to James sets a hard deadline of July 2 for the requested documents about Colangelo’s employment.

Jordan warns, “the Committee is prepared to resort to compulsory process to obtain compliance with our requests” if James doesn’t meet the deadline. Translation: he’s ready to issue a subpoena if necessary. This is high-stakes, no-nonsense politics, and Jordan is playing to win.

So far, James’s office hasn’t responded to the request for comment. The silence speaks volumes in this political chess game.

The Man of the Hour: Matthew Colangelo

So, who is Matthew Colangelo? This guy has been neck-deep in investigations against Trump’s business dealings and charitable organization. While at the New York attorney general’s office, he was part of the team that sued Trump’s charitable organization in 2018. They claimed the organization was misusing funds, leading to its dismantling. Talk about making a splash!

Colangelo didn’t stop there. He was also involved in the probe into the Trump Organization during the tail end of Trump’s administration. This investigation became the backbone for James’s fraud suit, resulting in a whopping $450 million penalty for Trump this year.

After a stint at the Justice Department, Colangelo returned to New York to join Bragg’s team, relentlessly pursuing Trump. It’s almost like he has a personal vendetta!

The Upcoming Testimonies

Mark your calendars, patriots. Colangelo is set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on July 12, alongside Alvin Bragg. This is huge—it’s the first time Congress will hear from any of the officials responsible for prosecuting Trump.

The timing couldn’t be more dramatic, as Trump is set to be sentenced just the day before, having been found guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business records to conceal hush money payments ahead of the 2016 election.

The Documents in Question

Jordan’s request to James is digging deep. He’s asking for a bulk of documents from Colangelo’s time in her office, including all communications he had with anyone from the Trump Organization or any associated entities. Jordan is determined to uncover every detail of Colangelo’s involvement in the witch hunt against Trump.

Colangelo’s relentless work at the New York attorney general’s office and his subsequent roles have put him right in the crosshairs of Trump’s defenders. His history of involvement in high-profile cases against Trump makes him a pivotal figure in this ongoing political drama.

The Political Implications

This move by Jordan is a clear message to those prosecuting Trump: we’re not backing down. The threat of a subpoena underscores the intense political tensions and the high stakes at play. Jordan is making it known that he will use every tool in his arsenal to get the information he wants.

As the July 2 deadline looms, all eyes are on Letitia James and whether she will comply with Jordan’s demands. The upcoming testimonies of Colangelo and Bragg promise to shed more light on this highly charged issue. One thing’s for sure—this battle is far from over.

Conclusion

The political battle lines are drawn, and the fight over Trump’s hush money case is heating up. With Jim Jordan threatening to subpoena Letitia James, the stakes have never been higher. Matthew Colangelo’s role in this drama makes him a key player to watch.

As the investigation unfolds, the tension between those seeking to hold Trump accountable and those defending him will only continue to escalate. Stay tuned—this is going to be one wild ride.

Key Takeaways

  • Jim Jordan’s Bold Move: Jordan threatens to subpoena NY AG Letitia James for information on Matthew Colangelo.
  • High Stakes: Jordan demands documents by July 2, or he’ll resort to compulsory process.
  • Matthew Colangelo’s Role: Key prosecutor involved in multiple Trump investigations, now set to testify before Congress.
  • Upcoming Drama: Colangelo and Bragg to testify on July 12, just a day after Trump’s sentencing.

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Matt Thompson
Matt Thompson is a Texas-born patriot with a love for Justice and Politics. After being fed up with the system, he started writing for Patriot Journal to help spread American Values.
Matt Thompson is a Texas-born patriot with a love for Justice and Politics. After being fed up with the system, he started writing for Patriot Journal to help spread American Values.