Judge Approves Deal To Pause Deutsche Subpoena But Fast-Track Appeal

US President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, May 14, 2019. - Trump is traveling to Louisiana to speak about energy, infrastr... US President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, May 14, 2019. - Trump is traveling to Louisiana to speak about energy, infrastructure and economic growth and to attend a fundraiser. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 29, 2019 8:32 a.m.

New York Southern District Court Judge Edgardo Ramos agreed to pause the House subpoenas of President Donald Trump’s financial records while the President’s team files an expedited appeal, according to the Washington Post.

The request was made jointly by Trump’s lawyers and attorneys for the House committees.

Ramos has also rejected team Trump’s request for a preliminary injunction after his lawyers argued that the records would breach the President’s privacy. The judge said that Trump and his family “are unlikely to succeed on merits of their claims.”

Earlier in May, a different judge shot down team Trump’s effort to block a House committee’s attempt to obtain records from Trump’s accounting firm.

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