It is unclear why Bragg pulled back on the case. However, Pomerantz and Dunne had not presented evidence in the case to a grand jury in a month, sources told the outlet.
The grand jury was convened in the fall by Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Bragg’s predecessor.
The resignations coincide with a civil case by New York Attorney General Letitia James (D), who is examining the Trump Organization’s business practices.
Breaking News: The prosecutors leading the Manhattan district attorney’s inquiry into Donald Trump have resigned. The D.A. is said to have doubts about the case. https://t.co/n6W30FopJw
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 23, 2022
“The prosecutors, Carey R. Dunne and Mark F. Pomerantz, submitted their resignations after the new Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, indicated to them that he had doubts about moving forward with a case against Mr. Trump, the people said.” https://t.co/JoiPPNW9wE
— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) February 23, 2022
So much for that. Teflon Trump survives yet again. The walls are not closing in. https://t.co/14EndNs0qH
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) February 23, 2022
🤣 But corporate media told me the "walls are closing in" in Trump… https://t.co/iOFqdjAryA
— Tim Young 🚛 (@TimRunsHisMouth) February 23, 2022
There was never a case. It's all been bullsh*t from the start. The rats are fleeing the sinking ship now. No surprise to me. https://t.co/heaGbifQdd
— Commander Stacy Forrest (@LtCdrStacy) February 23, 2022
Of course, the left is not happy:
I. Am. LIVID!!!!
— Sister Resister 🐕🦺🐈⬛🐾 (@JaceSister) February 23, 2022