Trump, House Democrats Both Appealing Order on Financial Records
By David Yaffe-Bellany
Aug. 12, 2021, 6:11 PM
Donald Trump and House Democrats are both appealing a court order requiring the former president’s accountants to turn over some of his financial records while protecting others from disclosure.
U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta on Wednesday instructed Trump’s accountants at Mazars USA, to release documents related to the Trump Organization’s lease on a federal building in Washington, as well as information that could shed light on Trump’s dealings with foreign countries. But he stopped short of calling for the handover of all the records the Democrats requested, saying the disclosure of some of the material would raise separation-of-powers ...