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Trump Records Must Be Given to the House, Appeals Court Says

  • Ruling comes days after blow to Trump in separate N.Y. case
  • Appeals court rejects claim subpoenas lacked legislative point
Donald Trump pauses while speaking in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Donald Trump pauses while speaking in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.Photographer: Alex Edelman/Bloomberg
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President Donald Trump, under siege from House Democrats weighing impeachment, suffered a stinging blow as a federal appeals court upheld a subpoena ordering his accountants to provide Congress with his financial records.

The ruling, by a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, means Trump will lose control of his long-secret financial records at Mazars USA LLP unless the full court reconsiders the decision or the U.S. Supreme Court blocks it.