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(Law and Crime)   Trump planning another lawsuit over release of his tax returns - his own accounting firm if they comply with subpeona   (lawandcrime.com) divider line
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4 days ago  
Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.
 
4 days ago  
Trump threatens to sue... believe me!
 
4 days ago  

dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.


I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.
 
4 days ago  
Sanders is gonna assplain why y'all are just too stupid to understand that report at the next news conferrence.
 
4 days ago  
Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.
 
4 days ago  

Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.


It is Monday.
 
4 days ago  

Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.


I mean, I'm not a law talking guy, but I don't think you can sue someone for not breaking the law.
 
4 days ago  

Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.


It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.
 
4 days ago  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.

I mean, I'm not a law talking guy, but I don't think you can sue someone for not breaking the law.


Did you look recently? We have Schrodinger's Laws in place now.
 
4 days ago  

propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.


Oh yes, and Schrodinger's IRS.
 
4 days ago  

snocone: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.

I mean, I'm not a law talking guy, but I don't think you can sue someone for not breaking the law.

Did you look recently? We have Schrodinger's Laws in place now.


NO FAIR! YOU CHANGED THE LAW BY LOOKING IT UP!
 
4 days ago  
"We're going to sue you for following the law" doesn't sound like a convincing argument.
 
4 days ago  

propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.


Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.
 
4 days ago  
I am so looking forward to those being released. There's smoke (him scrambling so much to hide them) so that must mean there's a fire ( mob money???)
 
4 days ago  
I can't imagine living a life so f*cked up that every waking moment you have lawyers suing for this, defending that, etc.
 
4 days ago  
Only Trump can get upset over the high crime of Orderly Conduct.
 
4 days ago  
He wants to see the audit through!
 
4 days ago  

propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.


So? They're going to say no. Then the courts are going to tell them "you gotta" and then the Trump administration is gonna go all "make me" and months later, still no returns and nothing happens because the GOP made a deal with the devil.

Or, get them from the accountants.
 
4 days ago  

snocone: Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.

It is Monday.


I hate Mondays.

/but I'm definitely not colored orange
//I may be a little fat though
///third slash for the ever expanding waistline
 
4 days ago  

dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.


Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post
 
4 days ago  

dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.


So if the Trumper doesn't comply, do they get held in contempt?
 
4 days ago  

dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.


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4 days ago  
Obeying the law is not a crime you dumb shiat Peesident.
 
4 days ago  
That's the thing about Trump, he's all threat and rarely follow through.  If I was the law firm I would laugh so hard at that weak "threat".  I'd much rather go to court for being sued by Trump for the legal release of his tax returns than go to JAIL for failure to comply with the law and conspiracy to aid tax fraud, or whatever else the prosecuting lawyer can think to throw at me.

So bring it.  There's no way Trump wins that lawsuit, and the counter-suit would be delicious.
 
4 days ago  
Truly the actions of a man with nothing to hide.
 
4 days ago  

meat0918: dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.

Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post


Have you seen the senate?
 
4 days ago  
trump*s scared.   I like it.
 
4 days ago  

DORMAMU: meat0918: dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.

Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post

Have you seen the senate?


They stink on ice!
 
4 days ago  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.

I mean, I'm not a law talking guy, but I don't think you can sue someone for not breaking the law.


As an expert in bird law, I can assure you this is how it is supposed to work.
 
4 days ago  
Most recent presidents willingly make their tax returns public for the good of the country. Trump will fight to the death to make sure his never see the light of day for the good of Trump.
 
4 days ago  

meat0918: I am so looking forward to those being released. There's smoke (him scrambling so much to hide them) so that must mean there's a fire ( mob money???)


Trump does not attempt to block release of his tax returns because they are incriminating. Perhaps they are, but that is not Trump's motivation.

Trump's motivation is based upon his attitude toward anyone who he perceives as an enemy:

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4 days ago  
Dead Kennedys - I Fought the Law
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4 days ago  

meat0918: dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.

Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post


It is illegal to comply with an illegal order.
Gotcha!
 
4 days ago  
says something about Trumps taxes, inserts GoT joke, waits for funnies
 
4 days ago  

snocone: Sanders is gonna assplain why y'all are just too stupid to understand that report at the next news conferrence.


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*video*
 
4 days ago  
We all the "revelations" are 1) He has A LOT less money than he claims, he may even be underwater in debt.  2) He doesn't pay taxes.   3) He has his real estate portfolio over valued.
 
Juc
4 days ago  
His solution to brexit was to threaten to sue someone about something too.
Just an old man yells at cloud situation.
 
4 days ago  

imapirate: I can't imagine living a life so f*cked up that every waking moment you have lawyers suing for this, defending that, etc.


You just can't comprehend what it's like to be that successful.
 
4 days ago  

Purple_Urkle: Obeying the law is not a crime you dumb shiat Peesident.


I don't understand why everyone thinks they're suing him over a crime.

He's going to sue them for breach of contract, in that the contract says the information is private and cannot be shared outside said accounting firm without his explicit approval, which he does not grant.

BUT, much like the little boy with the knife about to poke it in the socket, he hasn't really thought this through.  Either A) there's a clause in there that exempts state or federal agency asks when they are lawful (which these are), or if they were idiots and didn't include this then B) any judge worth his salt is going to laugh this out of civil court given the subpoena is lawful and therefore supersedes the privacy agreement.

Granted Trump can go judge shopping with all his fancy new appointees, so he's really threatening the accounting firm with the COST it will take for them to get out of this, which on his side he will be using either government lawyers, or use his campaign fund, either way he's not out a dime.

Just another flavor of his same old tactic.  Threaten to bankrupt themselves proving he's wrong.  He's a one trick pony to the end.
 
4 days ago  
Totally a thing that completely innocent people do all the time.
 
4 days ago  
He truly is concerned about the non-existent consequences of releasing his taxes during an audit.
 
Bf+
4 days ago  

puffy999: snocone: Sanders is gonna assplain why y'all are just too stupid to understand that report at the next news conferrence.

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*video*


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4 days ago  

snocone: meat0918: dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.

Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post

It is illegal to comply with an illegal order.
Gotcha!


Not sure if serious.
 
4 days ago  

meat0918: I am so looking forward to those being released. There's smoke (him scrambling so much to hide them) so that must mean there's a fire ( mob money???)


Could just be bogging dems down at every inch just so they waste resources (time and money)
 
4 days ago  

Jelly Bean Raider: snocone: meat0918: dionysusaur: propasaurus: Ambivalence: dionysusaur: Who cares about the accountants?
The IRS coughs them up on demand of the House W&M Chair.
The law says "shall provide."  There is no wiggle room.
Also, no spoon, no Dana.

I don't know if you've noticed, but the Trump administration isn't too big on following the law. But a private company might not want to risk the consequences of refusing a subpoena.

It doesn't come from Trump or his accountants or his lawyers or anyone at the Trump Organization or anyone at the White House. It's a demand directly to the IRS.

Which now has a Trumper in the top chair.

Yeah but not complying with a lawful order such as this should be reason enough to get them removed from the post

It is illegal to comply with an illegal order.
Gotcha!

Not sure if serious.


He's not he just likes a rise out of us all
 
4 days ago  
Sue for what, complying with a subpoena from Congress?
 
4 days ago  
Break the law or I'll sue you?  Interesting strategy. It's not like the guy is afraid to lose a lawsuit.  Hopefully this plays out.
 
4 days ago  
Doesn't he already have like a thousand of lawsuits pending over inconsequential bullshiat that hurts his fees?
 
4 days ago  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Jack Sabbath: Trump suing someone for obeying the law.  Sounds about right.

I mean, I'm not a law talking guy, but I don't think you can sue someone for not breaking the law.


I'm also not a legal expert,  but couldn't making threatening statements towards them be construed as obstruction of justice?
 
4 days ago  
He's threatened to sue a lot of people.  He's a coward who usually backs down.
 
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