Trump loses appeal to stop House subpoena of financial records

Trump loses appeal to stop House subpoena of financial records

A federal appeals court in Washington has ruled against President Trump, saying his financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives. The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said Friday that Democratic lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed from Mazars USA. Trump’s legal team have said they are ’reviewing options’.

David
David
Sasu
Sasu 4 months

It's nice that the government can choose to make private tax returns public depending on your politics. It'd be interesting if Trump could claim discrimination based on political beliefs.

porcus
porcus 4 months

It's not over yet, Trump will fight it to the SCOTUS. I'm sure nothing dirty will be in his tax returns, nobody does that.

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 4 months

The House has no right to do that and these damn leftist judges are getting on my nerves. They twist and mangle the Constitution to their whims. It's disgusting.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 4 months

"The committee said it needed the records to determine if Trump (...) complied with laws requiring disclosure of his assets, and to assess whether those laws need to be changed." If he didn't comply they'll use that against him, if he did they'll tailor new laws to damage him.

Adam Marceau
Adam Marceau 4 months

and we still wont see them till after the election thanks to how long it will take scotus to pick it up

Paul
Paul 4 months

why don't you just make all tax returns public like you think he's doing something wrong and it's your right to see it well how about everyone sees everyone's then theres nothing to hide right

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 4 months

Well I hope they are finally made public like Trump said he would do.

- jääsh
- jääsh 4 months

If SCOTUS rules he must release them, then the same must apply to Congress.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 4 months

Time to take it to SCOTUS.

Chris Cahill
Chris Cahill 4 months

I still don’t understand why I need to know what his returns say. Especially after years of being ex investigation that has led to nothing

Scott in FLorida
Scott in FLorida 4 months

And once again the activist judges will be slapped down by the SCOTUS. THe leftist can not stand that Trump is following the law. You do not have to give up your tax records to be in politics. Corrupt people divulge their tax records to pretend they are "by the book". Then they get their son Hunter (with no energy industry experience) a cush job in energy after Hunter gets kicked out of the navy for cocaine abuse. I have been seeing it for 45 years "I do not have to release my taxes but here they are see I am clean". Trump is taking away their tool for corruption.

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