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Appeals court refuses to block House subpoena for Trump’s financial records

“The appeals court was reviewing a district court decision from May that cleared the way for the House subpoenas” writes Reporter Covering Legal for washingtonpost.com. The New York-based appeals court upheld Congress’s broad investigative authority and ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to comply with the House subpoenas for the president’s financial information.Last month, the federal appeals court in Washington let stand an earlier ruling against the president, affirming that Congress can seek eight years of Trump’s tax records.The names of those individuals have been redacted from court documents and the appeals court ruled Tuesday that there was no reason to prevent those documents from being turned over to the House.The House Intelligence and Financial Services committees are seeking more than 10 years of financial records on Trump, his three oldest children — Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka — and Trump’s businesses.
 
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