Federal judge tosses Trump attempt to block Manhattan DA’s probe into his finances

Federal judge tosses Trump attempt to block Manhattan DA’s probe into his finances
Cy Vance Jr., image via Wikimedia Commons, and Donald Trump, image via U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

A federal judge has just dismissed Donald Trump’s attempt to block the Manhattan District Attorney’s probe into the president’s finances, approving a subpoena to be executed. The move comes after the U.S. Supreme Court refusal to throw out the case but remanded it back to lower courts.

Courthouse News’ Adam Klasfeld reports the judge called Trump’s arguments “unprecedented,” “far-reaching,” and “perilous to the rule of law.”

Norm Eisen, a former Impeachment Special Counsel for the House Democrats and a former White House Special Counsel for Ethics and Government Reform comments on the news:

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