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Trump appeals as judge OKs Manhattan DA getting tax returns

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. leaves court, in New York. Vance, the New York prosecutor who has been fighting to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns, got Deutsche Bank in 2019 to turn over other Trump financial records. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

As President Donald Trump’s lawyers moved swiftly Thursday to appeal a federal judge's ruling that granted Manhattan’s top prosecutor access to his tax returns, Trump blasted the long-running quest for his financial records as a “continuation of the most disgusting witch hunt in the history of our country.”

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Inmates fearful of coronavirus argue for their release

This combination of 2019 and 2002 file photos shows Michael Cohen, left, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, outside his apartment building in New York and drug kingpin Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela leaving the Combita maximum security prison in Tunja, Colombia before extradition to the United States in 2004. Amid the COVID-19 coronavirus threat, they are among the prisoners making pleas for compassionate release or home detention. (AP Photo/Jonathan Carroll, Javier Galeano)

NEW YORK — Coronavirus has become a “get out of jail” card for hundreds of low-level inmates across the country, and even hard-timers are seeking their freedom with the argument that it’s not a matter of if but when the ...

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Judge rejects Trump challenge to release of his tax returns

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after speaking at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H. Trump will visit Baltimore less than two months after he derided the majority-black congressional district that includes the city as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" where "no human being would want to live." Trump's Thursday, Sept. 12, visit will be limited to a hotel overlooking the city's Inner Harbor, where he will deliver dinner remarks before Republican members of Congress gathered for a retreat. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NEW YORK — A federal judge Monday emphatically rejected President Donald Trump’s challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, saying the president’s broad claim of immunity from all criminal investigations is at odds with the ...

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‘I think every other lawyer in here knows’

Jack LB Gohn

Republicans tried hard to discredit President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen when he appeared before the House Oversight Committee last month. One fascinating line of attack, particularly mounted by Rep. Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., focused on supposed deficits in Cohen’s ...

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‘Racist,’ ‘conman’: Cohen assails Trump before Congress

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, arrives to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is planning to tell a House committee that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and that Trump is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat."

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