US President Donald Trump goes to court against the attempt of the Opposition to insight in his financial situation. With the on Monday in a Federal court in Washington lawsuit was filed, Trump and his sons, the Trump group, a binding request from the house of representatives to derail, business and financial documents for the parliamentary consideration.
to lead The attorneys for trump and the Trump group, accusing the opposition Democrats of a "comprehensive political war" against the President. This so – called Subpoenas- the subpoena of witnesses and request documents in a legally binding Form – the weapon of your choice. These Subpoenas, the required reference to the legislative task of Congress is missing.
information on illegal activities
Specifically, the lawsuit relates to only one of the various Subpoenas. She was issued last week by the democratic Chairman of the permanent investigation Committee, Elijah Cummings, and financial documents from eight years requested. The Democrats - since the beginning of the year in the house of representatives in the majority, hope to gain from the insight in such documents references to possible illegal activities of Trumps.
Trump holding in a U.S. President's highly unusual manner, its financial ratios under the lid. So the Democrats want to see his tax returns for the past six years. A first deadline, which had been set by the tax law Committee responsible to him, had the President on the 10. April elapse. A second deadline is this Tuesday.
The Committee Chairman, Richard Neal warned the President that should he refuse once again, the release of the tax documents could also be issued in this case, a Subpoena. Trump is the first US President since Richard Nixon refused to release his tax returns.
No illegal secret agreements
in Parallel to the dispute to the financial documents Trump is through the recently published investigation report on the Russia affair under pressure. The special investigator Robert Mueller had found no evidence of illegal collusion between Trumps campaign team and Russia. He left open, however, whether the President has made possibly in a criminal way, the obstruction of Justice guilty. For this suspicion, Mueller supplied a variety of concrete evidence.
The Democrats are discussing, therefore, now exacerbated about whether or not to bring impeachment proceedings against Trump on the way. The President at the end of to sell, you would need at least 20 votes of the Republicans in the Senate. (anf/AFP)
Created: 22.04.2019, 22:23 PM