Trump files suit bid to protect the personal, corporate tax returns from release

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President Trump to prevent a lawsuit against his own accounting firm, Mazars, USA and Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance, a US Federal court on Thursday in an effort to the release of his tax returns.

The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court and obtained by Fox News, was the answer to Vance’s move to Finance a subpoena Mazars for eight years, the President’s personal and corporate tax returns as part of an investigation into possible campaign violations.

“In response to the subpoenas, the District’s Attorney issued by the New York County, we have filed a lawsuit this morning in Federal court on behalf of the President, to the substantial Constitution of the legal issues at stake in this case,” Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow on Fox News on Thursday.

The filing by Trump’s legal team claims the subpoena for his tax returns are “unconstitutional”, while the President is in office. In addition, the court asks for a “permanent injunction, the summons will remain while the President is in office.” Trump’s lawyers also claimed that Vance ran a “harassment” campaign against the President.

Trump lawyer Marc Mukasey told Fox News that “We are to protect the court, the President of rights and the Constitution.”


Vance has a Trump up to the close of business on Monday to a response to ‘s motion for a preliminary injunction, and Trump’s legal team must respond by the end of the day Tuesday. Both sides appear tomorrow for oral arguments Wednesday. To stay In the meantime, Vance has agreed to “enforcement and compliance with the subpoena,” Mazars LLP issued.

“We are pleased that the constitutional issues in this case, the appropriate assessment of the land court get,” Trump said the legal team of Fox News.

Thursday’s developments came after Mazars chief marketing officer Jennifer Farrington told Fox News on Monday that they had “received a subpoena” as a part of the Vance inquiry, but would not inform on other details.

In a statement, the firm said the company will “respect the legal process and fully comply with its statutory obligations.”

The company added: “We firmly believe in the ethical and professional rules and regulations, our industry, our work and our customer interactions. As a matter of business on both political and technical rules, we do not comment on the work we perform for our customers.”


The subpoenas to Mazars were supposed to at the end of last month, issued after the public Prosecutor’s office opened a criminal investigation into the role of the President and The Trump Organisation played in hush-money payments, the 2016 presidential elections.

The former trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen staged a payment of $130,000 to an adult film actress Stormy Daniels who said she had a sexual encounter with the President in the year 2006 in the weeks before the election The President refunded had paid Cohen for the money, but denied the alleged affair, saying that the payments were personal matters, not campaign expenses.

Cohen pleaded guilty last year to the campaign, people Finance law violations, tax evasion and other crimes and is currently serving a three-year sentence in prison.

In a separate case, the President sued the house ways and means Committee and New York state officials in July, for the employment of an “unconstitutional” law to get his state tax revenue, according to the Treasury Department’s move to block the Federal government’s records from release.


The lawsuit was filed by the President, “in his capacity as a private man,” in Washington, DC Federal court against the Committee, the New York State Attorney General Letitia James and a Commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Michael Schmidt

This action came after the Committee Chairman, Richard Neal, D-Mass., Earlier this month, sued Trump management, accused of violating the officials of the Federal act by refusal of compliance with the panel’s requests and subpoenas for documents.

Days later, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law into a law, the TRUST Act, by which the legislators on Capitol Hill Trump the state tax returns. Under the previous law, however, tax returns were required to continue to be private with an exception for law enforcement.


The President of the action will be claimed in July that the new law was “unconstitutional” and “violates the First Amendment,” to say, it was enacted, “discrimination and retaliation against President trump for his language and his policy.”

The filing also claims that the new law was part of “a larger campaign, to discover in New York and free, the President of the private financial information, in the hope to damage him politically.”

Fox News’ John Roberts, and Marta Dhanis contributed to this report.

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