BREAKING: Judge takes action on Trump lawsuit seeking to keep tax returns hidden

OCTOBER 7, 2019

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A federal judge Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that he was immune from criminal investigations as part of his bid to block a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney seeking eight years of personal and business tax returns.

The judge, Victor Marrero, tossed the lawsuit Trump’s legal team brought against District Attorney Cyrus Vance that argued Vance should not receive Trump’s tax returns because “‘[v]irtually all legal commenters agree’ that a sitting President of the United States is not ‘subject to the criminal process’ while he is in office.”

The article goes on to state the following:

In a 75-page order, Marrero called the presidential immunity Trump invoked in the lawsuit to stop the production of tax documents “unqualified and boundless.”

In his ruling, Marrero wrote, “The president asserts an extraordinary claim in the dispute now before this court. This Court cannot endorse such a categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity from judicial process.”

Lawyers for Mr. Trump reportedly filed an appeal of the decision to the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just minutes after the ruling.

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