How Appealing

Saturday, July 13, 2019

“Appeals court challenges Trump’s bid to block congressional subpoena to Mazars USA accounting firm”: Spencer S. Hsu and Ann E. Marimow have this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Appeals Court Questions Trump Effort to Block Subpoena for Financial Records; House Oversight Committee has sought statements and other records from Mazars, Trump’s longtime accounting firm.”

Andrew M Harris and Bob Van Voris of Bloomberg News report that “Trump’s Fight to Shield Finances Faces Skepticism in Court.”

Josh Gerstein of Politico reports that “House likely to win at D.C. Circuit on subpoena for Trump financial records.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Judges appear deeply skeptical of Trump arguments against financial records subpoena.”

You can access the audio of yesterday’s oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit via this link.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Department Chiefs Can’t Get Enough of the Patron Saint of the Rule of Law; Robert H. Jackson is the rare figure whose reputation transcends partisanship”: Sadie Gurman of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 8:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kim Reynolds: ‘We’ve moved the needle from left to right’ on Iowa’s Supreme Court.” Stephen Gruber-Miller of The Des Moines Register has this report.

Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Growing Toll of the Global Gag Rule: A new study shows abortions actually go up when the U.S. pulls funding from NGOs offering abortion referrals; That’s only one way underserved populations suffer.” Melody Schreiber has this article online at The New Republic.

Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman