President Donald Trump has sued the Top Democrats in Washington, D.C. to block a subpoena that demands an accounting firm hand over the President’s financial records to Congress.
Trump legal team called the Subpoena a “Weapon” in a “political war.”
The House Oversight Committee just last week issued subpoena’s to Mazars, the accounting firm that is in possession of several years of President Trump’s financial records.
The Top Democrats are demanding related to Trump holdings, including the Trump Organization, the Trump Corporation, the Trump Foundation, and the Trump International Hotel.
Trump lawyers William Consovoy and Stefan Passantino said in a statement that the subpoena to “obtain years’ worth of confidential information from their accountants lacks any legitimate legislative purpose, is an abuse of power, and is just another example of overreach by the president’s political opponents.”
The lawsuit asks the court to render the subpoena invalid and to issue a permanent injunction against Cummings and Mazars.
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