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House GOP Claims Subpoena Power in Manhattan DA Clash Over Trump

  • Republicans cite 1961 Supreme Court ruling on oversight powers
  • Committee heads take clash with Alvin Bragg into next round
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Trump Says He'll Survive Any Legal Probe

House Republicans indicated they see a legal basis for a congressional subpoena of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg over a possible indictment of former president Donald Trump, stepping up their fight with the New York prosecutor. 

In an eight-page letter rejecting Bragg’s rebuttal and repeating their request for him to testify, the Republican chairmen of the judiciary, oversight and House administration committees said the potential move to file criminal charges against Trump over hush payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels was a federal rather than simply a local matter.