House Republicans threaten to hold Fani Willis in contempt

Jordan told Willis that her "compliance with the subpoena to date is deficient."
Fani Willis, Aug. 14, 2023, Atlanta, Ga.

House Republicans on Thursday threatened to hold Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis in contempt of Congress for not complying with the House Judiciary Committee's subpoena and document requests.

Wills was sent the subpoena in early February after several failed attempts to have her voluntarily comply, the Republicans said.  

"We appreciate that you have produced a narrow set of documents in response to the subpoena, but your compliance with the subpoena to date is deficient," Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said in a letter Thursday to Willis. 

If Willis does not respond to the subpoena by March 28, the House panel "will consider taking further action, such as the invocation of contempt of Congress proceedings," the Judiciary Committee also said. 

Jordan subpoenaed Willis for information about whether the Fulton County District Attorney's office recieved and used federal funds. Willis is currently prosecuting former President Donald Trump for allegedly trying to overturn the 2020 election in his favor in Georgia. 

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