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PoliticsTrump-Appointed Judge Will Hear Lawsuit Over His Tax Returns

19:50  03 july  2019
19:50  03 july  2019 Source:   bloomberg.com

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A judge appointed by Donald Trump has been assigned to a lawsuit by congressional Democrats seeking access to the president’s tax returns . He got his law degree from the University of Virginia in 2006 and clerked for a judge on the federal appeals court in St. Louis. He worked for the Justice

Judge rejects Trump attempt to push off Democrats' Emoluments Clause lawsuit . A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt by President Trump to stave off a lawsuit alleging that he is in violation of the Emoluments Clause. Judge Emmet Sullivan turned down a motion from the Department of Justice

Trump-Appointed Judge Will Hear Lawsuit Over His Tax Returns© Photographer: Alex Wong/Getty Images North America Federal judge Trevor McFadden will hear the Democrats' lawsuit for President Trump's tax returns. A judge appointed by President Donald Trump has been assigned to a lawsuit by congressional Democrats seeking an order giving them access to the president’s tax returns.

The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday after they rejected the committee’s requests for the past six years of Trump’s records.

The federal judge assigned to the case, Trevor McFadden in Washington, last month rejected a request by House Democrats for an order blocking the president’s plan to pay for construction of his southern U.S. border wall with about $6.1 billion Congress had allocated for other purposes. He said he lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. His ruling is being appealed.

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Now that Democrats have sued to obtain copies of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the biggest question is how long it might take until they actually get them. In the complaint that House Democrats filed in federal court last week, they argued that the court needs to move fast because the Ways and Means Committee’s investigation “will necessarily end on January 3, 2021” ― when a new Congress starts after the 2020 election. The lawsuit asks

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