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Mon Jul 15, 2019, 01:08 PM

DOJ Must Take Position In Trump Bid To Shut Down House Probe, Court Says

Source: Talking Points Memo



By Josh Kovensky
July 15, 2019 10:45 am

An appeals court on Monday ordered the Justice Department to state its position in a case that President Trump filed to shut down a House investigation of his finances.

The government must file an amicus brief by Aug. 6, the court said, in a case where Trump hired personal attorneys to prevent his longtime accountant from complying with a Congressional subpoena for his financial records.

After a D.C. federal judge upheld the subpoena, Trump filed an appeal.

During oral arguments on Friday, judges at the D.C. appeals court repeatedly questioned the Presidentís personal attorney William Consovoy about whether his representation of Trump extended to the President in his official capacity.

Read more: https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/trump-justice-department-mazars

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 15, 2019, 01:17 PM

1. Asked whether his representation of tRump extended to the President in his official capacity.

tRump's attorney said, " Uhh Judge, idk, I gotta ask him first".

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 15, 2019, 01:30 PM

2. The DOJ will take the position

that they will support anything for Donny Dollhands no matter what.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 15, 2019, 01:58 PM

3. Don't know about anyone else, but I'm tired of the endless ping pong match

between lawyers and judges over the "Rule of Law". It's especially galling when our side plays by the rules and the other side exploits it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 15, 2019, 02:13 PM

4. They always delay (Judges don't want to do their job)

Kick shit down the road 3 weeks here 3 weeks there seems like

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