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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) joined Minnesota Republicans Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (MN-07), Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), and Congressman Brad Finstad (MN-01), in a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and Ranking Member Jerry Nadler requesting the committee hold a hearing to investigate the Hennepin County Attorney's Office in Minnesota. Specifically, they request an investigation into the charges that have been brought against Minnesota State Trooper Ryan Londregan.

As stated in the letter, "The Federal government has demonstrated its willingness to involve itself in Hennepin County's justice system in the past. Last year the Department of Justice published a report after carrying out an investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department, located in the same county. The developments of this case are concerning and point to a deliberate attempt to use the Hennepin County Attorney's Office to target members of the law enforcement community. We believe that this is a flagrant example of a problem that your committee has been committed to exposing this Congress: the weaponization of government. We respectfully ask that your committee hold a hearing to examine this issue further."

You can read the full letter here.
The delegation sent a letter to Governor Walz regarding Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty's abuse of power and making him aware they would request this of the House Judiciary Committee. As of the time of this release, the delegation has yet to receive a response.