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Trump and His Business Interests Ask to Join Tax Return Lawsuit

July 18, 2019, 3:52 PM

President Donald Trump and multiple business interests connected to him asked to intervene in a House committee’s lawsuit demanding the president’s tax returns and related information from the Treasury Department.

In a July 17 filing at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the group asked to join primarily under a procedural rule that gives the right to intervene in a lawsuit if certain conditions are met, including that they have an interest in the case that isn’t “adequately represented” by the other parties and that a court judgment could impair their ability to protect their interest.

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