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PoliticsCummings: Tax firm asks for subpoena before providing Trump docs

23:20  03 april  2019
23:20  03 april  2019 Source:   politico.com

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An accounting firm is asking the House Oversight and Reform Committee to issue it a subpoena before sending lawmakers 10 years of President Donald Trump ’s financial records, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday, adding that the firm intends to turn over the documents .

An accounting firm is asking the House Oversight and Reform Committee to issue it a subpoena before sending lawmakers 10 years of President Donald Trump ’s financial records, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday, adding that the firm intends to turn over the documents .

Cummings: Tax firm asks for subpoena before providing Trump docs© Alex Wong/Getty Images House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings told reporters that Mazars USA, a tax and accounting firm, has asked for a so-called “friendly” subpoena from the committee.

An accounting firm is asking the House Oversight and Reform Committee to issue it a subpoena before sending lawmakers 10 years of President Donald Trump’s financial records, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday, adding that the firm intends to turn over the documents.

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) told reporters that Mazars USA, a tax and accounting firm, has asked the committee for a so-called “friendly” subpoena so that it can formalize the process of complying with the panel’s request.

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An accounting firm is asking the House Oversight and Reform Committee to issue it a subpoena before sending lawmakers 10 years of President Donald Trump ’s financial records “They have told us that they will provide the information pretty much when they have a subpoena ,” Cummings said.

House Democrats to subpoena accounting firm for Trump ’s financial records: Cummings : Tax firm asks for subpoena before “They have told us that they will provide the information pretty much when they have a subpoena ,” he said. House Democrats are telling Capital One bank to turn over a

“They have told us that they will provide the information pretty much when they have a subpoena,” Cummings said. “And we’ll get them a subpoena.”

Cummings formally requested the documents last month in a letter which referenced aspects of former Trump attorney and fixer Michael Cohen’s testimony before the Oversight Committee in February. The chairman asked the firm to turn over the information by Wednesday.

The committee has sought to corroborate Cohen’s testimony by interviewing additional witnesses and requesting more documents from various individuals and entities. The letter to Mazars USA specifically mentioned Trump’s attempt to buy the Buffalo Bills before he became president. Cohen testified that Trump inflated his net worth during the process of bidding for the NFL team. He also said Trump deflated the value of some of his assets in order to reduce his taxes.

House Intelligence Committee Seeks Documents From Trump’s Inaugural

House Intelligence Committee Seeks Documents From Trump’s Inaugural The House Intelligence Committee has asked one of the top contractors to President Trump’s inaugural to provide it with documents about the event, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesday, opening up a new line of inquiry into the planning and financing of the ceremonies. The committee asked for documents from Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who had been a close friend of the first lady, Melania Trump, and who had helped plan the celebrations and parties around the inaugural, the person said. The request was disclosed by a lawyer for Ms. Winston Wolkoff in a letter to the inaugural committee.

The accounting firm , Mazars USA, had requested such a subpoena from the committee before providing records, and Cummings Cummings had requested financial information from Mazars USA dating back 10 years after Trump 's former personal attorney Michael Cohen accused Trump of

The House’s top tax writer formally requested President Donald Trump ’s tax returns on Wednesday, escalating a bid by Democrats to unmask the long-hidden documents that’s likely to ignite a precedent-setting legal showdown Cummings : Tax firm asks for subpoena before providing Trump docs .

Republicans have condemned the Democrat-led effort to obtain Trump’s financial records, arguing that such a request is intended “solely to embarrass President Trump and to advance the relentless Democrat attacks upon the Trump administration.”

The committee has been busy in recent weeks, issuing subpoenas and interviewing witnesses as part of its investigations into the White House security clearance process and the Commerce Department’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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House Democrats to subpoena accounting firm for Trump’s financial records.
House Oversight Chairman Elijah E. Cummings on Friday notified panel members of his intention after the company refused to hand over Trump’s financial documents.

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