Judge Trevor McFadden's decision in Washington, DC, does not suspend the case from the Democratic Leadership Committee, the Committee on Roads and Means, which continues with the September filings. Democrats are also trying other ways to obtain documents and prosecute them through the courts, while Trump tries to stop them from interfering with judges.
The judge's order on Thursday was a minor impediment to the House in one of several ongoing court cases involving Trump's financial documents, some of which may not be resolved before the 2020 election.
The commission initially filed a lawsuit a subpoena in early July. This was months after the committee made its initial request for details.
"The request of the committee comes seven weeks after the first filing of the complaint. The Court does not blame the Committee for its time and effort in negotiating with the administration before filing a lawsuit, but it is not clear why the Committee is now seeking a speedy review of the matter, "McFadden wrote on Thursday.
" It may be appropriate accelerated the matter at some point, but not now, "he added.
House Ways and Means Chairman Chairman Richard Neal seeks the president's tax returns using a little-known IRS provision known as 61
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