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Immunity would cover Fifth Avenue shooting, Trump attorney argues

President Trump listens to Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the East Room at the White House on Oct. 16, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump’s private attorney said Wednesday that the president could not be investigated or prosecuted as long as he is in the White House, even for shooting someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue. The claim ...

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Trump’s lawyers ready for Supreme Court in tax record fight

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyers said Tuesday they’ll immediately go to the Supreme Court if an appeals court in New York agrees that his tax returns can be released to state prosecutors. The lawyers notified the 2nd ...

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Justice Department asks judge to temporarily block subpoena for Trump’s tax returns

If you have a straightforward return where you only have to file a 1040 and are claiming the standard deduction, you may be able to file your federal taxes free. (Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle)

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department on Wednesday asked a federal judge to block the Manhattan district attorney from subpoenaing President Donald Trump’s tax returns – at least temporarily while Trump sues to have the subpoena dismissed. Last month, Trump sued ...

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Judge orders New York not to release Trump’s state tax returns to House while lawsuit proceeds

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President Donald Trump’s move to shield his New York state tax returns from the House Ways and Means Committee got an early win Thursday as a federal judge accepted a state proposal not to hand over Trump’s returns while the ...

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Three states sue Trump administration over tax workaround

If you have a straightforward return where you only have to file a 1040 and are claiming the standard deduction, you may be able to file your federal taxes free. (Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle)

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York sued the Trump administration Wednesday over an IRS rule that weakens the states’ attempts to work around a cap on state and local tax deductions. Attorneys general for the three states filed the lawsuit ...

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Investigator in Trump tax return case taken into custody

BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns before last year’s U.S. presidential election has been arrested for violating conditions of his pretrial release, prosecutors said. Jordan Hamlett, 32, committed ...

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Release of Trump’s taxes sparks legal dispute

NEW YORK — The release of two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns has touched off a legal dispute, with the White House and a major television network squaring off over whether a law was broken. The White ...

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Commentary: Why it’s been 31 years since the last tax reform

President Donald Trump has promised the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax system since 1986. That was when a Republican president joined forces with a Democratic House of Representatives and a Republican Senate to lower personal income-tax rates and simplify ...

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