The saga continues and is consistently drawn out as Donald Trump keeps trying to pull tricks out of a hat. The former president filed an emergency request to put on hold a lower court ruling against him that upheld the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee’s request for the tax materials. To add, this request is a justified part of its legislative work while his attorneys prepare an appeal.
Donald Trump’s Company Is Under Investigation For Criminal Tax Fraud
Donald Trump’s company, the Trump Organization, is on trial this week for criminal tax fraud — what prosecutors say was a 15-year scheme by top officials to avoid paying taxes.— The Associated Press (@AP) October 31, 2022
Lawyers arrived at court Monday for opening statements. https://t.co/sJoynZjO7o
The trial began on Monday in Manhattan alleging Trump’s real estate company of a 15-year scheme to assist in tax evasion, according to the New York Times.
The new filing asks the court to put an administrative hold on the release of the tax returns by Wednesday, as the US DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling allowing for their disclosure goes into effect on Thursday.
“No Congress has ever wielded its legislative powers to demand a President’s tax returns,” Trump argued to the Supreme Court, as he warned of the “far-reaching implications” implications of the DC Circuit’s ruling.cnn