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Judge Upholds Congressional Subpoena for Trump Financial Records

Added 05-20-19 05:34:02pm EST - “A federal judge today upheld a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee for President Donald Trump's financial information.” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “Judge Upholds Congressional Subpoena for Trump Financial Records”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A federal judge today upheld a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee for President Donald Trump‘s financial information.

U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta wrote that the committee has “facially valid legislative purposes” to request the information from Mazars:

This opinion from Judge Mehta is an absolutely brutal takedown of the Trump legal arguments. pic.twitter.com/XmXfMD39Gz

Last week the judge, per the New York Times, had asked “sharply skeptical questions of a personal lawyer for President Trump” over the attempt to block the subpoena.

Josh Feldman is a Senior Editor at Mediaite. Email him here: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @feldmaniac

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