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Supreme Court shields Trump’s financial records for now

President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Trump says he's "looking forward" to being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is shielding President Donald Trump’s financial records from House Democrats for now. The delay announced late Monday allows the justices to decide how to handle the House subpoena and a similar demand from the ...

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President Trump issues pardons in war-crimes cases, despite Pentagon opposition to the move

An aerial view of the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., on April 14, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Nick Kirkpatrick

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump intervened in three cases involving war-crimes accusations Friday, issuing full pardons to two U.S. soldiers and reversing disciplinary action against a Navy SEAL despite opposition raised by military justice experts and some senior Pentagon officials. ...

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Trump lawyer plays the long game on the front lines of legal battles with the House

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

Most lawyers are intent on winning every argument. But in his defense of President Donald Trump, friends and former colleagues say, William Consovoy is prepared to lose the first round – and even the second. For the unconventional lawyer with ...

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How two college students tried to outfox the feds and get Trump’s tax returns

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

The plot hatched by two college students was simple, and if executed, would achieve where Congress has failed to: obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Trump’s personal finances have been sought by lawmakers and governors alike – documents some Democrats ...

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Court challenges Trump’s bid to block subpoena

Gray clouds fill the sky over the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1. While the tax package that Congress passed New Year’s Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. AP Images

A federal appeals court Friday challenged President Donald Trump’s attempt to block Congress from demanding eight years of records from his accounting firm, warning of the implications if lawmakers could not investigate potential misconduct in a president’s private business dealings ...

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Appeals court dismisses ‘emoluments’ lawsuit involving Trump’s D.C. hotel

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WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Wednesday sided with President Donald Trump, dismissing a lawsuit claiming the president is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors at his luxury hotel in downtown Washington. The unanimous ruling from the U.S. ...

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