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With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Weather: Rain, mixed with a little snow, around midday. Clearing later, but wind gusts continue. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Friday (Purim). After more than a year of legal wrangling, it’s official: the Manhattan district attorney’s office will be allowed to access years of former President Donald J. Trump’s tax returns […]

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes and Financial Records

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a last-ditch attempt by former President Donald J. Trump to shield his financial records, issuing a brief, unsigned order that ended Mr. Trump’s bitter 18-month battle to stop prosecutors in Manhattan from poring over his tax returns as they investigate possible financial crimes. The court’s order was […]

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Trump’s Tax Returns Aren’t the Only Crucial Records Prosecutors Will Get

When New York prosecutors finally get to examine the federal tax returns of former President Donald J. Trump, they will discover a veritable how-to guide for getting rich while losing millions of dollars and paying little to no income taxes. Whether they find evidence of crimes, however, will also depend on other information not found […]

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

Early this month, Mr. Vance enlisted a prominent figure in New York legal circles, Mark F. Pomerantz, to help with the investigation. Mr. Pomerantz, a former senior federal prosecutor with significant experience both investigating and defending complex white-collar and organized crime cases, will handle interactions with key witnesses, among other tasks. For additional help, Mr. […]

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes, Financial Records

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a last-ditch attempt by former President Donald J. Trump to shield his financial records, issuing a brief, unsigned order requiring Mr. Trump’s accountants to turn over his tax and other records to prosecutors in New York. The court’s order was a decisive defeat for Mr. Trump, who […]

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Financial Records

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a last-ditch attempt by former President Donald J. Trump to shield his financial records, issuing a brief, unsigned order requiring Mr. Trump’s accountants to turn over his tax and other records to prosecutors in New York. The court’s order was a decisive defeat for Mr. Trump, who […]

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Employees of Deutsche Bank and Aon, two corporate giants, could be important witnesses. As two of Mr. Trump’s oldest allies — and some of the only mainstream companies willing to do regular business with him — they might offer investigators a rich vein of information about the Trump Organization. There is no indication that either […]

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Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Block Subpoena for His Tax Records

WASHINGTON — Personal lawyers for President Trump, seeking to appeal their case to the Supreme Court for the second time in less than a year, asked the justices on Tuesday to delay a ruling that would allow the Manhattan district attorney to obtain Mr. Trump’s financial records. In a 38-page “emergency” application, Mr. Trump’s legal […]

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Manhattan D.A. Can Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns, Judges Rule

The Manhattan district attorney can enforce a subpoena seeking President Trump’s personal and corporate tax returns, a federal appeals panel ruled on Wednesday, dealing another blow to the president’s yearlong battle to keep his financial records out of the hands of state prosecutors. The ruling by a three-judge panel in New York rejected the president’s […]

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Trump Says D.A. Is Using ‘Speculation and Innuendo’ to Get His Tax Returns

President Trump took aim at the Manhattan district attorney’s office on Thursday, saying in new court papers that prosecutors were using “speculation and innuendo” to justify an unfair subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns. The district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., began investigating Mr. Trump and his business practices more than two years […]

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Trump Could Be Investigated for Tax Fraud, D.A. Says for First Time

The Manhattan district attorney’s office, which has been locked in a yearlong legal battle with President Trump over obtaining his tax returns, suggested for the first time on Monday that it had grounds to investigate him and his businesses for tax fraud. The assertion by the office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., […]

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Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling

President Trump’s lawyers on Friday accused a federal judge of “stacking the deck” against Mr. Trump in his long-running fight to block the Manhattan district attorney from getting his tax returns. The assertion came in a legal filing in which Mr. Trump’s lawyers asked a federal appeals court to scrap a lower court’s decision that […]

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Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to D.A., Judge Rules

A federal judge on Thursday rejected President Trump’s latest effort to block the Manhattan district attorney from obtaining his tax returns, roundly dismissing Mr. Trump’s arguments that the prosecutor’s grand jury subpoena was “wildly overbroad” and issued in bad faith. The ruling by Judge Victor Marrero of Federal District Court in Manhattan marked another setback […]

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Trump Is Not Entitled to Details of Tax Returns Inquiry, D.A. Says

The Manhattan district attorney’s office said on Friday that President Trump was not entitled to learn more about the scope of its criminal investigation into his business dealings, rejecting Mr. Trump’s latest effort to block a subpoena for his tax returns. The office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., wrote in a pair […]

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Trump Says Subpoena for His Tax Returns Is Illegal ‘Harassment’

President Trump, in a new court filing seeking to block the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., from obtaining eight years of his tax returns, said on Monday that the efforts amounted to illegal harassment. The argument came in response to a filing last week by Mr. Vance’s office, which said prosecutors had a […]

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Trump’s Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry

The New York prosecutors who are seeking President Trump’s tax records have also subpoenaed his longtime lender, a sign that their criminal investigation into Mr. Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known. The Manhattan district attorney’s office issued the subpoena last year to Deutsche Bank, which has been Mr. Trump’s primary lender since […]

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D.A. Accuses Trump of Delay ‘Strategy’ in Fight Over Tax Returns

The Manhattan district attorney’s office accused President Trump on Thursday of purposely dragging out a court battle over a subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns in an attempt to effectively shield himself from criminal investigation. Carey R. Dunne, a lawyer for the prosecutor’s office, told a federal judge that the longer the president […]

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