Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Sep. 23, 2019 1 min read

NEW: Manhattan D.A. Vance files memo opposing Trump's bid to quash his subpoenas, and the section of an accompanying declaration describing the grand jury investigation is entirely redacted. cc: @CourthouseNews

Memo:  https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6427389-VanceMemo-9-23-19.html 

In the memo, Vance's assistants slam the notion that the "President enjoys not only a blanket immunity fro criminal prosecution," but also "routine, lawful grand jury request for information" extending to "any person or entity who happened to be associated" with him, and so on.

The memo mocks attempts to "invent" a "new presidential 'tax return privilege.'"

Citing fact that every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter voluntarily disclosed them, the Assistant DAs write: "Again, there is no 'immunity from scrutiny' of this sort in the law."

Interesting tidbit:

Before fighting the subpoenas, the Trump Organization complied with the grand jury probe—turning over 3,376 pages of records, per court docs.

But no tax returns, Vance says.

My story @CourthouseNews  https://www.courthousenews.com/no-tax-return-privilege-or-blanket-immunity-da-tells-trump/ 


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