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California Law Aimed at Outing Trump Tax Returns Is Blocked (1)

Oct. 1, 2019, 11:33 PMUpdated: Oct. 2, 2019, 12:44 AM

President Donald Trump got a judge to block a California law that would make him disclose his federal tax returns to qualify for the 2020 Republican primary ballot in the most populous state.

U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. in Sacramento Oct. 1 granted a request to put the law on hold until there’s a final decision on whether it’s constitutional. The judge had indicated at a hearing last month that he wouldn’t allow the law, which would have required Trump to submit his tax returns by Nov. 26, to take effect.

“The dangerous precedent set by this act,...

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