Jim Jordan Hits Back At Willis, Says Country Has ‘Figured Out’ Her Cases Are ‘Built On Politics’

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Hailey Gomez General Assignment Reporter
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Republican House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan slammed Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ recent comments against him Tuesday on Fox News, stating that the country has already “figured out” her cases are “all built on politics.”

Jordan appeared on “Hannity” to discuss the recent call out from Willis as legal tensions have built between the two over her indictment of former President Donald Trump. Following a clip played from Willis’ Monday interview on MSNBC where she called Jordan a “clown” and stated that he was allegedly attempting to “interfere” in her criminal investigation, Fox host Sean Hannity questioned the Ohio representative on his response to the statements.

“Well, first of all Sean there’s a template — the Left will tell a lie, big media will report the lie, Big Tech will then amplify the lie. When you try to tell the truth they call you names — they call you a clown, they call you a racist, they come after you. But it doesn’t take away from the fundamental lie they told in the first place. The big lie here is President Trump did something wrong. We know that is not the case. But all these cases are now falling apart because, Sean, they’re all built on politics,” Jordan stated.

In addition to calling out the timeline of Willis’ indictment against Trump, the representative highlighted Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and special counsel Jack Smith — both of whom have brought forward charges against the former president. (RELATED: Fani Willis Fends Off Dem Primary Challenger Despite Looming Threat Of Removal From Trump Case)

“Fani Willis started this investigation two and a half years ago, but she didn’t bring charges until after President Trump announced he was running for president. Alvin Bragg said I can not envision a world where I would charge President Trump and call Michael Cohen as a prosecution witness, but he did just that after Trump announced he was running for president. Merrick Garland didn’t appoint Jack Smith as special counsel until three days after President Trump announced he was running for president,” Jordan stated.

“So the country figured out, this is all politics. She can go on TV and say what she wants, we’ve got a whistleblower from her office who was talking with us about misspending federal funds. So we’re going to do our job, we’re going to highlight the truth and the facts, but the country has already figured it out. They know all these cases are built on politics, and that’s why they’re all falling apart.”

Reports surfaced in early January regarding Willis’ relationship with fellow attorney Nathan Wade, who was appointed as special prosecutor on Trump’s case, and accusations that she signed off on funds used to pay for vacations for the two. As Willis’ underwent a disqualification hearing trial, Wade ultimately withdrew from Trump’s case as presiding Judge Scott McAfee gave prosecutors the option of either having Willis and her team step down from her case against Trump or to have Wade withdraw.

By February the House Judiciary Committee sent Willis a subpoena for documents relating to the potential misuse of federal funds, later revealing at a CPAC conference that a whistleblower from Willis’ office had come forward to the committee. Jordan later threatened Willis in March to hold her in contempt after refusing to accept the subpoena via email.

Willis’ disqualification from the case is still being deliberated on after an appeal court in early May reconsidered an order regarding the request.