Appeals Court Orders Trump to Turn Over Taxes

Headline Roundup October 7th, 2020

A federal appeals court in Manhattan rejected President Donald Trump's effort to block enforcement of a grand jury subpoena demanding eight years of his income tax returns.

Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow will ask the Supreme Court to stay the unanimous decision.

From the Left
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The Manhattan district attorney can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday, dealing the President another setback in his effort to shield his tax returns from investigators but the case is likely to head to the Supreme Court.

The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals broadly rejected Trump's arguments that the subpoena for his records was overly broad and issued in bad faith.

"We have considered all of the President's remaining contentions on appeal and have found in them no basis for reversal," the...

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that President Trump cannot block enforcement of a New York grand jury subpoena for eight years of his tax returns.

The ruling, from a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, affirms a federal judge's decision in August that rejected Trump's claims that the subpoena from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. (D) was overly broad and issued in bad faith.

The parties have agreed to temporarily halt enforcement of the subpoena.

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office last...

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From the Right
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A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his personal financial records including eight years of tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

The court, though, is keeping the subpoena seeking the records at bay, for now, so the president can appeal its decision to the Supreme Court.

The dispute arose in 2018 after District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. began a criminal probe into the Trump Organization and its business dealings in New York.

He subpoenaed Mazars USA, the president’s accounting firm,...

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