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Chief Justice Roberts Halts Subpoena For President Trump’s Financial Records — For Now

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Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocked a lower court ruling requiring President Donald Trump’s accounting firm to turn over eight years worth of Trump accounting records to the House Oversight Committee in a short Monday order. The decision, called an administrative stay, means House Democrats will not have access to Trump’s financial information until the Supreme Court decides how it ...

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Appeals Court Upholds Subpoena For Trump Accounting Records, Teeing Up Supreme Court Fight

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a subpoena for President Donald Trump’s accounting records Friday, potentially teeing up a landmark fight between the president and Congress in the Supreme Court. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee issued a subpoena to Mazars USA LLP after erstwhile Trump associate Michael Cohen accused the president of inflating assets ...

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Judge Orders Trump To Turn Over Eight Years Of Tax Returns To Manhattan District Attorney

A federal judge ordered President Donald Trump to turn over eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney Monday. Judge Victor Marrero denied Trump’s argument that sitting presidents are exempt from criminal investigations because of the Constitution, The New York Times reported. Trump’s lawyers are expected to appeal the decision in a continued attempt ...

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Federal Judge Blocks California Law That Would Force Trump To Disclose Tax Returns

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A federal judge temporarily blocked California’s law requiring presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns in order to gain a spot on the primary ballot Thursday. The California law would require any candidate running for president or governor to give the Internal Revenue Service tax forms for the past five years, the Los Angeles Times reported. This would be an ...

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Lawyers: Judge Should Toss House Lawsuit For The President’s Tax Returns

“Judicial resolution of political disputes might sometimes be more expedient than ‘political struggle and compromise,’ but the separation of powers stands against expediency, not for it,” the filing reads elsewhere. “Indeed, political struggle and compromise are its defining feature, not some defect to be removed or avoided.”

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Trump and RNC Sue California Over Requirement to Release Tax Returns

President Donald Trump sued California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California secretary of state Tuesday after the state passed a new law requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns. The Republican National Committee also sued, calling the law a “naked political attack against the sitting president of the United States.” Trump and his campaign filed a second suit challenging the ...

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Crazy in Cali: Gov. Signs A Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates To Submit Tax Returns

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Tuesday requiring all presidential candidates to submit fix years of tax returns to qualify for the primary ballot in California, as President Donald Trump fights against releasing this information. The bill, SB-27, has already passed in the California Assembly and Senate. It would require candidates running for U.S. president and California governor ...

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Trump Sues To Stop House From Getting New York Tax Returns Under New Law

President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the House Ways And Means Committee from accessing his New York state tax returns under a new law. Trump’s lawyers argued in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that obtaining his tax returns violate his constitutional rights and accused the Democratic-controlled committee of “presidential harassment,” Reuters reported. The filing ...

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Democrats Sue Trump Administration For Access To The President’s Tax Returns

House Democrats are filing a lawsuit Tuesday against President Donald Trump to gain access to his tax returns. Democratic Massachusetts Rep. and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Richard E. Neal filed suit against the IRS Tuesday morning, The Washington Post reported citing “a source familiar with the lawsuit.” Neal also sent a request for the president’s tax ...

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DOJ Says House Democrat’s Request For Trump Taxes Raises ‘Serious Risk Of Abuse’

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The Justice Department on Friday backed Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin in a battle with Congress over the release of President Trump’s tax returns. In a 33-page opinion, the head of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, Steven A. Engel, said that a request made by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on April 3 for Trump’s tax ...

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Another Judge Denies Trump’s Bid To Block Congressional Subpoenas

A federal judge in Manhattan denied President Donald Trump’s request on Wednesday to block congressional subpoenas that are seeking to obtain decades of his financial documents. Judge Edgardo Ramos from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that both Deutsche Bank and Capitol One can provide Trump’s personal and business banking records to Democrats in ...

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New York Lawmakers Pass Bill That Would Allow Congress to Access Trump’s State Tax Returns

The New York state Assembly passed a bill Wednesday to allow Congress to obtain information on state tax returns for elected officials, which could include President Donald Trump’s documents. The bill passed 84-53 and would allow the New York Department of Taxation and Finance commissioner to release any state tax returns about those in federal, state and local elected or ...

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Federal Judge Backs Congressional Subpoena Of Trump’s Financial Records

A federal judge in Washington, D.C. rejected President Donald Trump’s bid to quash a congressional subpoena for his business empire’s accounting records Monday. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said the courts should assume Congress conducts investigations and issues subpoenas in good faith, despite Trump’s assertions that Democratic lawmakers subpoenaed his accounting records to embarrass him politically. “Courts have grappled for ...

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House Democrats Issue Subpoena For President Trump’s Tax Returns

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal subpoenaed the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service on Friday in an attempt to obtain President Donald Trump’s last six tax returns. “After reviewing the options available to me, and upon the advice of counsel, I issued a subpoena today to the secretary of the Treasury and the ...

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