Manhattan D.A. Urges Court to Reject Trump Subpoena Appeal (1)

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:17 PM; Updated: Oct. 15, 2019, 11:33 PM

The Manhattan District Attorney urged a federal appeals court to deny President Donald Trump’s legal bid to prevent his accounting firm from turning over his financial records to a grand jury investigating hush-money payments to two women who claimed they had sex with him.

A federal judge in New York ruled last week that Trump can’t stop his accountants, Mazars USA LLP, from providing eight years of taxes and other financial documents to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., whose office is investigating whether the Trump Organization falsified business records to disguise the payments. Trump appealed, and the court set...

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