Rep. Andy Buggs (R-AZ) falsely claimed on Twitter that he was defunding Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg to stop the criminal prosecution of former President Donald Trump.
I just introduced legislation to hold DA Alvin Bragg accountable for failing to address lawlessness and for utilizing federal resources in the political prosecution of President Trump.— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) April 13, 2023
I am defunding his Manhattan Office and requiring it to repay us.https://t.co/VXGdDOOfuU
Huff Post notes this is part of a wider Republican effort to obstruct justice:
(Source: Rep. Andy Biggs/Twitter, HuffPost via Yahoo)