New York authorities are playing a "really dangerous game," calling for tax returns from President Trump and the Trump Organization, Fox News spokesman Andy McCarthy said Tuesday in the News Newsroom of America.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. The service is reported to have called a call late last month, seeking records through the Trump Organization's accounting firm.
Jennifer Farrington, chief marketing officer of Mazars USA – which represents both Trump and the Trump organization – told Fox News, "We received a call." It will not provide specific data.
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"It is obvious politicization of state law to try to investigate the president for political purposes. In politics, just like in the law, what goes around happens and is something that could bite the Democrats if a Democrat will be in the White House at some later date, "he said, adding that prosecutors would have to show the call was" relevant "to the investigation, not" political harassment. "
In a statement, Mazars said the company would "comply with the legal process and fully comply with its legal obligations."
The company added: "We strongly believe in the ethical and professional rules and regulations that govern our industry, our work and interaction with our customers. As a matter of firm policy and professional rules, we do not comment on the work we do for our clients. "
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The New York Times, which broke the story, reported that a subpoena was issued late last month after the prosecutor's office opened a criminal record an investigation into the role of the president and his
Trump Organization lawyer, Mark Mukasey, said, "We will review and respond when appropriate."
Speaking to the White House on Monday, Trump told reporters, "No. I know nothing about it. "
Fox News "Martha Dennis contributed to this report.