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Speaker Johnson Says Lawmakers ‘Actively’ Discussing Ways to Rein in Jack Smith, Including Defunding

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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‘The Department of Justice has clearly been politicized,’ the speaker said. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) on Wednesday once again waded into the debate about defunding special counsel Jack Smith’s office amid allegations of a political vendetta in his prosecution of former President Donald Trump, with the speaker saying lawmakers are “actively” considering ways to “rein in” the special counsel, including using the Congressional power of the purse. A day after accusing Mr. Smith of bias in his prosecution of President Trump and vowing to rein him in, Mr. Johnson...

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