McCarthy Orders Probe Into Possible Use Of Federal Funds For ‘Politically Motivated Prosecutions’

US President Donald Trump (R) speaks beside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L) at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)
  • House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced on Saturday that he is going to direct House committees to investigate whether federal funds are being used for “politically motivated prosecutions” based on the recent reports of a possible indictment of former President Donald Trump.
  • “I’m directing relevant committees to immediately investigate if federal funds are being used to subvert our democracy by interfering in elections with politically motivated prosecutions,” McCarthy wrote on Twitter.