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Politics Appeals court set to hear arguments over Trump's tax returns

12:40  23 october  2019
12:40  23 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Trump has been clobbered by the courts -- and there may be more ahead

  Trump has been clobbered by the courts -- and there may be more ahead The third branch of government last week offered an assertive restraint on the power of President Donald Trump. And there's likely to be more bad news for Trump from the federal courts system as the US House's impeachment inquiry progresses. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Seven separate federal courts dealt major blows to Trump, on everything from his immigration policy to attempts to get his tax returns.

He subpoenaed Trump ' s tax returns for a criminal investigation into hush money payments to two The appeals court set a Friday deadline for Trump ' s brief, an Oct. 15 date for Vance's filing, and an 17 deadline for Trump ' s response. Oral arguments will be scheduled as early as the week of Oct.

Trump immediately appeals the ruling, which relates to a probe of hush money payments paid to porn star Stormy Daniels. Trump loses NY federal court fight to keep tax returns secret from Manhattan DA probe. Marrero said if Trump ' s argument was allowed, it could "frustrate the administration of

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers are ready to urge a federal appeals court to reverse a lower-court's conclusion that his tax returns can be turned over to state prosecutors.

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House in Washington. An appeal panel is poised to hear Trump's lawyers argue that New York state investigators should not be permitted to see his tax returns. The arguments before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals are set for Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House in Washington. An appeal panel is poised to hear Trump's lawyers argue that New York state investigators should not be permitted to see his tax returns. The arguments before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals are set for Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

The lawyers will appear before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Wednesday morning to urge a three-judge panel to reject the judge's conclusions that Trump can't stand in the way of the request from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.

Prosecutors flag that DOJ is not in sync with Trump on tax returns claim

  Prosecutors flag that DOJ is not in sync with Trump on tax returns claim Prosecutors flag that DOJ is not in sync with Trump on tax returns claimManhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. highlighted the disagreement Tuesday in a brief filed with a federal appeals court considering a suit Trump filed to block a grand jury subpoena issued to one of his accounting firms, Mazars USA.

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(NBC NEWS) -- The Manhattan district attorney and attorneys for President Donald Trump have come to an agreement to pause the enforcement of a grand jury subpoena for Trump ' s tax returns until after an appeals court issues their opinion and perhaps until after the Supreme Court is asked to hear the

Vance, a Democrat, sought tax records since 2011 from Trump's longtime accountant for a criminal probe stemming in part from payments made to buy the silence of two women who claim affairs with the president before the 2016 presidential election. The payments were made to porn star Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, a one-time Playboy centerfold. Both have spoken publicly since Trump took office in early 2017.

Trump's lawyers say the Constitution prohibits states from subjecting the U.S. president to criminal process while he's in office.

Vance's attorneys counter that no one is above the law. They also say the records would remain secret because they are sought for a grand jury.

Both sides have agreed that no tax records will be demanded until court appeals are finished. It is unclear how quickly the court may rule.

In court papers, Vance has said he's seeking financial and tax records of entities and individuals, including Trump, who engaged in business transactions in Manhattan.

Trump's lawyers wrote in court papers that the request is unusual and requires more specific information.

"Tellingly, until now, no state or local prosecutor has ever initiated criminal process against a sitting President," they wrote.

Oklahoma court upholds convictions in 2 murder cases .
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld convictions in two murder cases, including that of a man convicted of killing his adopted 7-year-old son who was also his nephew. The court on Thursday rejected the appeal of 69-year-old James Rex Clark of Seminole. The child, Colton Clark, hasn't been seen since in 2006. The court also upheld the convictions of 46-year-old Richard Patrick Spaulding and 37-year-old Sonia Weidenfelder in the 2016 fatal shooting of 39-year-old Debra Lynn Morgan in Broken Arrow during a child custody dispute between Spaulding and Morgan.

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