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Johnson floats defunding special counsel’s office amid Jack Smith’s Trump probe

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., floated the possibility of defunding the U.S. Office of Special Counsel on Wednesday, the day after he pledged to "rein in" Special Counsel Jack Smith's investigation into former President Trump."There's a lot of different ideas. People are alarmed that the special counsel, in that capacity, has been abused in recent years," Johnson said in answer to a Fox News Digital question at his weekly press conference. "How does Congress correct that error and ensure that a special counsel is not abusing their authority? You know, we...

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