3/23, 4:54 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Manhattan DA: Trump made 'false expectations' of his arrest

Manhattan District Attorney (DA) Alvin Bragg denied on Thursday the Republican Party's requests for him to testify and provide documents from his office with regard to the probe into former United States President Donald Trump's alleged involvement in a $130,000 payment made back in 2016 to hush up porn actress Stormy Daniels.

In a letter to Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan, Oversight Chair James Comer and House Administration Chair Bryan Steil, obtained by American media, Bragg's counsel Leslie Dubeck underlined that their request came in only after "Donald Trump created a false expectation that he would be arrested the next day and his lawyers reportedly urged you to intervene." She underscored that these facts are not a "legitimate basis for congressional inquiry."

GOP's request was not valid as it seeks to obtain "confidential" information, is an "unlawful incursion into New York’s sovereignty," and Congress isn't fit to review a pending criminal case, Dubeck stressed.

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