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Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY over tax returns

Nov. 11, 2019 3:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump's lawsuit against New York officials that was aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns. Judge Carl Nichols handed down a 19-page ruling, finding the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., does not have jurisdiction to...

California justices skeptical of requiring Trump tax returns

Nov. 6, 2019 4:44 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Wednesday of a state law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state's primary election next year. The justices wondered in a rapid-fire hour of questioning if the...

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

Nov. 4, 2019 2:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to New York prosecutors by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, leaving the last word to the Supreme Court The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upholds a lower court decision in...

AP COVERED IT: Iran students seize US Embassy in Tehran

Nov. 4, 2019 1:16 AM EST

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Nov. 4, 1979, Iranian students overran guards to take over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, starting a 444-day hostage crisis that transfixed America. After a three-hour struggle, the students took hostages, including 62 Americans, and demanded the extradition of the deposed Shah Mohammad Reza...

NYC mayor says Trump would be arrested if he shot someone

Oct. 24, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, of course President Donald Trump would be arrested if he shot someone on Fifth Avenue, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says. De Blasio, a Democrat, was asked about that hypothetical scenario Thursday, a day after Trump's lawyers told a federal appeals court a sitting president...

Federal judges seem skeptical of Trump arguments in tax case

Oct. 23, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three judges on a federal appeals panel appeared inclined Wednesday to reject arguments that President Donald Trump's tax returns can't be given to a New York grand jury because he is immune from state criminal law — even if he were to shoot someone on Fifth Avenue. Chief Judge...

The Latest: Appeals court dismissive of Trump tax arguments

Oct. 23, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's efforts to block the release of his tax returns to a state grand jury. (all times local): 11:15 a.m. An appeals court isn't buying arguments by President Donald Trump's lawyers that his tax returns can't be given to a state grand jury. The 2nd U.S....

Trump's lawyers ready for Supreme Court in tax record fight

Oct. 15, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers said Tuesday they'll immediately go to the Supreme Court if an appeals court in New York agrees that his tax returns can be released to state prosecutors. The lawyers notified the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan of the urgency hours before...

Judge says New York prosecutors can see Trump's tax returns

Oct. 7, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With President Donald Trump under siege on Capitol Hill, a federal judge dealt him a setback on another front Monday and ruled that New York City prosecutors can see his tax returns for an investigation into matters including the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a...

The Latest: Appeals court blocks Trump tax return release

Oct. 7, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a ruling that President Donald Trump must turn over his tax returns (all times local): 10:55 a.m. An appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns to New York state investigators. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan...