Alvin Bragg, the district attorney for Manhattan, sued Jim Jordan, the head of the House Judiciary, on Tuesday. This unusual action is being taken to prevent House Republicans from meddling with the prosecution’s criminal case against former President Donald Trump.
Jordan is charged with a ‘brazen and unconstitutional attack’ on the Trump prosecution as well as a ‘transparent campaign to intimidate and attack’ the district attorney, Alvin L. Bragg, in the 50-page lawsuit.
Who is Jim Jordan?
Jim is a former collegiate wrestler, former collegiate wrestling coach, and a current politician.
Jim Jordan’s Age:
Jim Jordan was born on February 17, 1964, in Champaign County, Ohio. This makes him 59 years old as of 2023.
Jim Jordan’s Family:
Jim Jordan was raised in Champaign County by his parents, Shirley and John Jordan. He also has three brothers.
Jim Jordan’s Relationship:
Jordan and his wife Polly are settled in central Champaign County, close to Urbana, Ohio. Jordan met Polly through her siblings, with whom he wrestled. Jordan and Polly began dating when she was 14 and he was 13.
The couple has two grandkids and four children. Jarrod Uthoff, Jordan’s son-in-law, plays basketball professionally.
Jim Jordan’s Career:
Jordan’s political career began in 1994 when he was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives. He held that position up until his election to the Ohio Senate in 2000. Later, he won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2006 and now represents Ohio’s 4th congressional district.
Jordan is well-known for his conservative beliefs and leadership in the House Freedom Caucus, an association of conservative and libertarian Republican members of Congress. He has actively backed former President Donald Trump and has been entangled in a number of controversies during his professional life. These included claims that, while serving as a coach at Ohio State University, he was aware of and neglected to disclose instances of sexual abuse of student wrestlers. However, he has denied any responsibility in the affair.
Jim Jordan’s Net Worth:
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jim Jordan’s net worth as of 2022 is worth $200,000.