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Judge Tosses Trump’s Lawsuit Trying To Block Release Of His Tax Returns

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Judge Tosses Trump’s Lawsuit Trying To Block Release Of His Tax Returns

Judge Tosses Trump’s Lawsuit Trying To Block Release Of His Tax Returns

Welp, a federal judge has dismissed President Donald Trump’s attempts to block the Manhattan district attorney from obtaining his tax returns.

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As we previously reported, it was requested as part of a criminal investigation into alleged hush-money payments made to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero made the decision to reject Trump’s argument that a sitting president “enjoys absolute immunity from criminal process of any kind.”

According to The Blaze, Marrero explained that the court “cannot endorse such a categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity from judicial process as being countenanced by the nation’s constitutional plan, especially in the light of the fundamental concerns over excessive arrogation of power that animated the Constitution’s delicate structure and its calibrated balance of authority among the three branches of the national government, as well as between the federal and state authorities.”

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is investigating payments whether the Trump Organization violated any laws by reimbursing Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer, who reportedly made the hush-money payments on behalf of Trump back in 2016.

Cohen is currently serving time in prison for campaign finance violations related to the payments.

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