Judge: I See No Reason To Delay A Decision On Congress Receiving Trump’s Financial Records

A judge for the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. is expected to decide whether or not the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is entitled to President Donald Trump’s taxes. The other question is if Mazars is legally allowed to hand over Trump’s financial records. Judge Amit Mehta said he would make his decision on May 14th.

“The sole question before the court – Is the House Oversight Committee’s issuance of a subpoena to Mazars USA LLP for financial records of President Donald J. Trump and various associated entities a valid exercise of legislative power? – is fully briefed, and the court can discern no benefit from an additional round of legal arguments,” Mehta wrote in his decision. “Nor is there an obvious need to delay ruling on the merits to allow for development of the factual record.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.