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Federal appeals court rejects Trump’s bid to block House subpoena for his tax returns

October 11, 2019


A federal appeals court in a split ruling Friday rejected President Donald Trump’s bid to block a subpoena for his income tax returns from the Democrat-controlled House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

The 2-1 ruling by the U.S Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a federal district court judge’s decision denying Trump’s effort to stop the House committee from getting his tax returns from the accounting firm Mazars USA.

Friday’s dissent came from Judge Neomi Rao, who was appointed by Trump to the DC appeals court.

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