Trump’s Strategy: ‘Confuse and Obscure’

Readers say lying and concealment are Mr. Trump’s response to investigations of Jan. 6 and his finances. Also: Russia, Ukraine and Hungary; Covid vaccines.

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N.Y. Attorney General Can Question Trump and 2 Children, Judge Rules

Former President Donald J. Trump and two of his children had sought to block Letitia James, the attorney general, from interviewing them under oath.

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Trump Makes New Claims About His Wealth After Accountants Drop Him

The former president has spent decades inventing facts and figures to suit his needs. Now, dropped by his accountants, he is making new claims.

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Trump’s Long-Time Accounting Firm Cuts Ties Over Financial Statements

The statements are at the center of two investigations into whether the former president and his company exaggerated the value of their assets.

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Trump Fraud Inquiry’s Focus: Did He Mislead His Own Accountants?

The investigation, by the Manhattan district attorney, is zeroing in on financial records the former president and his company sent to lenders.

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Lawyers Clash Again Over Subpoena for Trump’s Financial Records

The long-running case dates back to an early 2019 House Oversight Committee demand to see years of the then-president’s financial data.

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With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Prosecutors face the herculean task of combing through terabytes of data for evidence of possible crimes by the former president’s business.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes and Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give New York prosecutors the financial records he has spent years trying to shield.

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Trump’s Tax Returns Are ‘One Piece of the Puzzle.’ Prosecutors Are Getting More.

For all that they reveal, tax returns have limitations. Other records from the former president’s accountants may help give a fuller picture of his finances.

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for prosecutors to begin combing through Mr. Trump’s financial records.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes, Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance brokerage, in the latest indication that he still faces the potential threat of criminal charges once he leaves office.

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Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Block Subpoena for His Tax Records

The president’s personal lawyers say lower courts should not have upheld a broad subpoena by the Manhattan district attorney.

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Manhattan D.A. Can Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns, Judges Rule

The dispute will now likely head to the Supreme Court for a second time.

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Trump Says D.A. Is Using ‘Speculation and Innuendo’ to Get His Tax Returns

Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.

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Trump Could Be Investigated for Tax Fraud, D.A. Says for First Time

The assertion by the Manhattan district attorney offered rare insight into the office’s investigation of the president and his businesses.

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Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling

The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.

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Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to D.A., Judge Rules

A federal judge rejected the president’s argument that a subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns was ‘wildly overbroad.’

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Trump Is Not Entitled to Details of Tax Returns Inquiry, D.A. Says

Manhattan prosecutors said in new court filings that the president did not have a right to know why a grand jury demanded his tax records.

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Trump Says Subpoena for His Tax Returns Is Illegal ‘Harassment’

The filing was the latest salvo in the battle between President Trump and the Manhattan district attorney, who has been investigating his business practices.

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Trump’s Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry

The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.

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D.A. Accuses Trump of Delay ‘Strategy’ in Fight Over Tax Returns

The Manhattan district attorney told a judge that by refusing to comply with a subpoena, the president is effectively putting himself above the law.

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In the Supreme Court’s Trump Tax Ruling, Voters Lose

The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.

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Supreme Court Rules Trump Cannot Block Release of Financial Records

The president has gone to great lengths to shield his tax returns and other financial records from public scrutiny.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Releasing Trump’s Financial Records

In a lively oral argument via teleconference, the first of the day, the justices considered history and the separation of powers in weighing whether to allow subpoenas for the president’s records.

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Trump’s Bid to the Supreme Court to Stand Above the Law

Next week, the Supreme Court will hear lawyers argue the president’s claim that he has absolute immunity while in office.

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