Trump Sues To Block House Democrats Subpoena Seeking Financial Information

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A move late last week by House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings to subpoena information about U.S. President Donald Trump’s finances has been met with complaint by the president and his business seeking to squash the subpoena, CNBC reported Monday. The filing, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. quotes...

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Published on April 22, 2019 -  01:14
Trump Sues Democrats to Block Subpoena for Financial Information
Trump Sues Democrats to Block Subpoena for Financial Information The complaint is filed against Elijah Cummings, democratic chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform (HCOR). Trump's lawsuit is in response to the HCOR’s recent probe into his financial records. The HCOR subpoenaed the accounting firm Mazars in early April, requesting their financial documents related to Trump that span from 2011-2019. Cummings stated the subpeona was prompted by Michael Cohen’s testimony, in which he accused Trump of false financial disclosure. Trump’s suit seeks to have the subpoena declared “invalid and unenforceable,” claiming it is an “unpreceded abuse of power.” The Trump Organization, via Statement The suit also asks for a temporary restraining order prohibiting Mazars from providing the committee’s requested information.

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