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SOURCE: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/469901-judge-sides-with-ny-officials-in-trump-tax-return-lawsuit
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A federal judge on Monday dismissed two New York officials from President TrumpDonald John TrumpThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE's lawsuit over his state tax returns.Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee in federal district court in Washington, D.C., ruled that the D.C.-based court doesn't have jurisdiction over the New York officials: Attorney General Letitia James and state tax official Michael Schmidt."Mr. Trump bears the burden of establishing personal jurisdiction, but his allegations do not establish that the District of Columbia’s long-arm statute is satisfied here with respect to either Defendant," Nichols wrote.He added that Trump could renew his claims against the New York officials if future events trigger the D.C. statute, or he can sue the New York officials in their home state.New York enacted a law in July that allows Congress's tax committees to request public officials' state tax returns from the state’s department of taxation and finance.House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard NealRichard Edmund NealOn The Money: US paid record .1B in tariffs in September | Dems ramp up oversight of 'opportunity zones' | Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed Democrats ramp up oversight efforts over 'opportunity zone' incentive MORE (D-Mass.) hasn't made any request under the New York law and hasn't determined if he will do so.Shortly after the New York law was enacted, Trump filed a lawsuit in his personal capacity in an effort to prevent House Democrats from obtaining his state returns.

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