Executive Power

New Filings in President Trump’s Lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney

By Gordon Ahl
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:07 PM

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York released a series of documents revealing that President Trump is suing both Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and the accounting firm Mazars over an attempt to obtain his tax returns. The complaint filed by lawyers of Trump suggests the request is unconstitutional since a sitting President cannot be criminally investigated. The court documents can be found here and below.