Bragg Throws In The Towel, Will Let Prosecutor Testify In House

Manhattan District Attorney-elect Alvin Bragg, a former top deputy to New York's attorney general, speaks to supporters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Democrat Alvin Bragg was elected Tuesday as Manhattan's first Black district attorney, a position that will give him oversight of prosecutions and ongoing investigations involving former President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
  • Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg gave up his effort Friday night to prevent former Special Assistant District Attorney Mark Pomerantz from being required to testify before the House Judiciary Committee over Bragg’s investigation into former President Donald Trump.
  • Committee Chairman Jim Jordan subpoenaed Pomerantz after Bragg indicted Trump for allegedly falsifying business records, with the Ohio Republican accusing Pomerantz of politicizing the investigation.
  • Bragg’s office reached an agreement with the committee allowing Pomerantz to be deposed on May 12, the office indicated Friday night.