Judge Skeptical of Trump Effort to Keep Records from House

The lawsuit before Judge Amit Mehta is the first of what is likely to be many related to President Trump's stonewalling.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge suggested Tuesday he is skeptical of President Donald Trump’s efforts to block Congress from obtaining some of his financial records. Judge Amit Mehta spent about an hour and a half holding a hearing on Trump’s effort to keep financial records from Congress. Mehta did not rule during the hearing whether the House’s subpoena of Trump financial records is a valid exercise of legislative power, but he said he would…

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