noose

as in tangle
something that catches and holds the representative was forced to resign after getting caught in a noose of lies and corruption

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“Noose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/noose. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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