US House panel has right to see Trump tax records, court rules

US House panel has right to see Trump tax records, court rules

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A US House of Representatives committee has the right to see former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting his claims that the request was invalid because it was politically motivated. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against … Read more

Trump ex-adviser Bannon remains case in trial, calling no witnesses

Trump ex-adviser Bannon remains case in trial, calling no witnesses

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – The defense in Steve Bannon’s trial rested its case on Thursday without calling any witnesses and asked the judge to acquit Donald Trump’s noted former presidential adviser on contempt of Congress charges for defying a subpoena by the committee investigating last year’s attack on the US Capitol. Bannon, 68, has … Read more

Explainer: What charges might Trump face for trying to overturn 2020 election?

Explainer: What charges might Trump face for trying to overturn 2020 election?

NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – A US congressional committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol has sought to build a case that then-President Donald Trump behaved illegally when he sought to overturn his 2020 electoral defeat, but what charges might prosecutors bring against Trump and how might he defend himself? … Read more

US wins authority to sixteen Russian oligarch’s planes

US wins authority to sixteen Russian oligarch’s planes

NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – A US court on Monday issued warrants for the seizure of two luxury planes owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich under US measures imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, court records showed. But the US government’s likelihood of gaining control of the aircraft worth nearly $400 million was uncertain. … Read more