REPORT: Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed

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BY TEAM DML / NOVEMBER 6, 2019 /

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A federal judge on Wednesday signaled that he may let House Democrats’ lawsuit over their requests and subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns proceed.

The Trump administration and Trump’s personal lawyers filed a motion to dismiss House Democrats’ lawsuit in September, arguing that the Democratic-led Ways and Means Committee can’t force the federal courts to take a side in the dispute. The committee filed a brief in response, urging the court to reject the administration’s motion.

The article goes on to state the following:

At a hearing on Wednesday, Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, didn’t issue a ruling but gave some of his early thoughts about the parties’ briefs and asked questions about their arguments.

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McFadden asked House lawyers “to consider your causes of action” and decide if they would be willing to withdraw some of their counts if he allowed others move forward in order to avoid ruling on things he didn’t need to rule on.

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4 Comments

  1. Andrea November 6th, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    And, of course, he is a Obama federal judge.

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    • SMH November 6th, 2019 at 11:51 pm

      He was not appointed by Obama. Read the article, he was appointed by President Trump. Never just assume, read first instead of making false statements like the Democrats

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  2. Vicki November 6th, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    It’s not law that he needs to show his returns.. the Dems should all turn theirs over.. Pelosi seems to have MILLIONS

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  3. Diane November 6th, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    He was appointed by Trump

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