Former US President Donald Trump during an event at the White House in December 2019 – Photo: BLOOMBERG
On February 22, former US President Donald Trump criticized the US Supreme Court after it refused to prevent the Manhattan District prosecutor from accessing his tax records. He said the investigation was politically motivated and vowed to “fight”, according to the page The Hill.
“The US Supreme Court should not have let this ‘unknown adventure’ (which implies an investigation into a matter without a plan to proceed), but they did” – Mr. Trump said.
“This is something that has never happened to a president before. This move was inspired by the Democrats in a place entirely Democratic – the city and state of New York. controlled and dominated by my rival, governor Andrew Cuomo, “declared the former US president.
Earlier that day, the US Supreme Court allowed the release of Mr Trump’s tax records to prosecutors, dismissing efforts by Trump’s team of lawyers to keep them secret, AFP News Agency reported. .
Specifically, the judges The US Supreme Court has rejected Trump’s proposal to suspend a related decision of the lower court on October 7, 2020, paving the way for the prosecutor Cyrus Vance of Manhattan County access to your tax records.
Mr. Trump describes the Manhattan investigation of his financial transactions as a continuation of “the biggest political witch hunt in our country’s history”, when it comes to ongoing investigations. about the false allegations related to him.
“I will continue to fight, as I did for the past five years. We will win!” – Mr. Trump said.
Mr. Trump, 74, has waged a long legal battle to prevent his tax records from being handed over to New York prosecutors. Meanwhile, prosecutor Cyrus Vance (member of the Democratic Party) has sought access to Mr. Trump’s tax return documents spanning eight years from 2011.
With the latest developments, the accounting firm Mazars USA needs to comply with tappealed to Trump’s tax records to a jury at the request of prosecutor Cyrus Vance. However, The documents would be subject to jury rules of secrecy, restricted from publicity, according to CNN.
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