Josh Kovensky is a reporter for Talking Points Memo in New York City. He previously worked for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
The Second Circuit court of appeals agreed on Friday to fast-track its consideration of a bid from President Trump to halt congressional subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Capital One for years of the President’s financial records.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said that he is “confident” Attorney General Bill Barr will “protect” classified info while the intelligence community cooperates with him, in a Friday statement addressing Trump’s decision to allow Barr to publicize intelligence relating to the start of the Russia probe.
Trump said that he intends to appeal a Wednesday ruling that upheld congressional subpoenas to two of his longtime lenders, signaling once more what has been known for years: The President does not want investigations into his finances.
President Trump and the House appear to have reached a narrow agreement that would speed up an appeal in a case where the President is trying to stop a Congressional subpoena for information from his longtime accountant from being enforced.