Monday, February 22, 2021

US Supreme Court Issues Unsigned One-Sentence Order, Allowing NYC Prosecutor To Obtain Trump's Tax Returns And Other Financial Information (Update: Trump Responds With A Whiny, Childish Assault On The English Language Filled With Irrelevancies, Nonsense And Lies)

The heavily conservative United States Supreme Court, with one-third of the justices owing their lifetime appointments to "the former guy", refused to prevent Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. from gaining access to Donald Trump's tax returns and other financial records.

It amounts to terabytes of data and millions of pages. Investigators for the district attorney's office will collect the records from Mazars USA, the law firm that represents Trump's accountants, next week.

The Court's ruling was one short sentence:
The application for a stay presented to Justice Breyer and referred to the Court is denied.

Vance responded with his own, even shorter, sentence:
The work continues.
The documents are protected by grand jury secrecy rules and will not be made public. But the world already knows, from reporting last September, that Trump paid only $750 in taxes in both 2016 and 2017. Trump paid $0 in taxes in 10 of the 15 years prior to that.


Trump issued a whiny, childish rant that did nothing but confirm: (a) the existence of multiple mental illnesses, (b) his continued inability to master the English language, and (3) he has the thinnest skin of anyone in human history:

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