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Mon Apr 15, 2019, 06:19 PM

19. The Law In Question Was Written In 1924

In response to the Teapot Dome scandal and the language is clear. It reads "shall" so it can only be challenged on constitutional grounds but the case law shows that it is not the role of the Court to determine the sincerity of the request from the legislative branch (separation of powers). And leaks of the data is a criminal act so there is recourse after the fact. That means it has to be challenged on the inherit power of the President but the subpoena is not for the tax returns of the President - it is for the Trump tax returns so what inherit powers are at stake. Indeed, why is the Justice Department involved it a legal matter for Donald Trump. Trump should be paying for his own defense and Barr has no dog in this hunt. To me it looks like an open and shut case - the Ways and Means Committee gets the tax returns on April 23.

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