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Rep. Jordan Demands DOJ Comms Over Threats

Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Mike Johnson of Louisiana are demanding U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland turn over documents that could explain why the Department of Justice has repeatedly refused to prosecute any threats against Republican-nominated Supreme Court justices following a leak of the Dobbs v. Jackson draft opinion.

In a letter to Garland, Jordan demanded President Joe Biden’s DOJ head turn over all documents and communications with the White House, “including those sent or received by employees of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia,” related to the intimidation campaign against certain SCOTUS justices. 

“For several years, prominent Democrats have intimidated and bullied the Supreme Court to resist legal challenges to the left’s radical progressive agenda,” Jordan wrote. “The Biden Administration’s reluctance to condemn these radical efforts—Court-packing proposals, threats to justices and their families, and un …

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