Trump Sues Banks to Try to Block House Subpoenas for Records

Two House committees subpoenaed several financial institutions as part of investigations into the president's finances.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas seeking their banking and financial records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka was filed Monday in federal court in New York. The Trump Organization and the Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust are among the other plaintiffs. Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche…

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