Things are winding down on Donald Trump’s efforts to keep the Manhattan NY DA Vance’s efforts to obtain and show his tax info in a criminal grand jury probe of his financial dealings …
Trump IS worried about this as he see’s his Presidency possibly being over less than 6 months from now….
There is NO pardon coverage for him in a state criminal proceeding….
He has worked for almost 4 years to keep his tax info under wraps….
A federal judge on Friday denied President’s Donald Trump’s bid to temporarily block a ruling allowing a subpoena for his tax returns and other financial records.
Trump’s lawyers on Thursday had filed a request for an emergency stay pending an appeal of that ruling.
But Judge Victor Marrero wrote in his order Friday that Trump “has not demonstrated that he will suffer irreparable harm.”
“The Court notes that its views remain unchanged with respect to the President’s likelihood of success on the merits,” Marrero added, “particularly given the concerns addressed in the August 20 Decision regarding the effect of further delay on the grand jury’s investigation.”
A lawyer for the president did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.
The subpoena from D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., directed to the president’s longtime accounting firm Mazars USA, seeks the president’s personal and business records, including tax returns, dating to 2011.
Last month, the Supreme Court rejected the president’s claims that he was immune from state criminal subpoenas in the New York case, ruling in Vance’s favor. That 7-2 decision left open the possibility for Trump to argue that the subpoena should be thrown out, or limited, on other grounds.
Less than three weeks later, Trump’s lawyers filed a new effort in Manhattan federal court to quash Vance’s subpoena. The second complaint argued that the subpoena is “wildly overbroad” and “amounts to harassment of the President in violation of his legal rights.”….