Trump prosecutor Fani Willis hit with subpoena by House Republicans over claims she misused $488,000 in taxpayer funds on Macbooks, ‘swag’ and travel and FIRED whistleblower who revealed the scheme
- House Justice Chairman Jim Jordan alleged that Willis’ team planned to misuse $488,000 for a youth empowerment center to pay for ‘swag’
- Willis aide Michael Cuffe was behind the alleged scheme to misuse taxpayers’ money
- Jordan writes that when a whistleblower – Amanda Timpson – told Willis about the alleged plot, she was immediately fired
- Willis also came under fire from Republicans after reports she tapped her lover Nathan Wade to lead the racketeering case against Trump
House Republicans fired a subpoena for Trump accuser Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis after allegations she misused Justice Department funds and fired a whistleblower who tried to stop it.
In a letter obtained by DailyMail.com on Friday, House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan claimed that Willis’ team plans to earmark a $488,000 grant earmarked for the creation of a Center for Youth Empowerment and Gang Prevention , to be misused to pay for ‘swag’ including new computers and travel.
According to a Free Beacon report, Willis aide Michael Cuffe was behind the alleged scheme to misuse taxpayer dollars.
Jordan writes that when a whistleblower – Amanda Timpson – told Willis about the alleged plot, she was immediately fired.
“He wanted to do things with grants that were impossible, and I kept telling him, like, ‘We can’t do that,'” Timpson told Willis during a Nov. 19, 2021, meeting, according to a recording of the conversation obtained. by the Free Beacon.
“He told everybody … ‘We’re going to get MacBooks, we’re going to get swag, we’re going to use it for travel.’ I said, ‘You can’t do that, it’s a very, very specific grant.”
“I respect that’s your judgment,” Willis replied. “And I’m not saying your assessment is wrong.”
Fulton DA Fani Willis (center) speaks with lead prosecutors Donald Wakeford (left) and Nathan Wade during a hearing at the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta on Friday, July 1, 2022
But less than two months later, Timpson was fired from the office and escorted out of the office by seven armed investigators.
Jim Jordan is demanding all documents and communications that ‘refer to or relate to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office’s receipt and use of federal funds’ and ‘refer to or relate to any allegations of the misuse of federal funds.’
Willis’ office rejected earlier document requests from the committee, saying there was “no justification in the Constitution for Congress to interfere with a state criminal matter.”
Willis has come under fire from Republicans after reports that she tapped her lover Nathan Wade to lead the racketeering case against former President Donald Trump.
Last month, the committee demanded documents related to Willis’ relationship with Wade, noting that he was paid more than $650,000 — at a rate of $250 an hour — to help investigate and impeach Trump and other federal officials. to work, according to a new court filing.
The committee noted that federal funds may have been used to pay Wade, giving them jurisdiction to investigate. It highlights the ‘enormous legal fees’ Wade billed the DA’s office for charging, in one case, on November 5, 2021, for 24 hours of legal work in one day, claiming to be prosecuting all day and night worked.