House Oversight chair plans to subpoena for 10 years of Trump financial records: report

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsGOP Oversight report says Interior head met with group tied to former clients Nadler asks other House chairs to provide records that would help panel in making impeachment decision Nikki Haley voices 'complete support' for Pence MORE (D-Md.), plans to issue a subpoena for 10 years of President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch To ward off recession, Trump should keep his mouth and smartphone shut Trump: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Fed chief or Chinese leader? MORE's financial records, according to a memo obtained by Politico

The memo, sent by Cummings to other committee members on Friday, says he plans to issue a subpoena of the accounting firm Mazars USA LLP on Monday.


The subpoena would seek Mazars's records on the Trump Organization, Trump's revocable trust and any other records relating to the president. The subpoena would also demand all communications between Trump and Mazars partner Donald Bender.

Cummings first requested the documents in late March, after Trump's former personal attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenCapitol Police advised Gaetz against holding open events I'm not a Nazi, I'm just a dude: What it's like to be the other Steve King Wyden blasts FEC Republicans for blocking probe into NRA over possible Russia donations MORE testified that Trump often manipulated his net worth for "potentially improper purposes." He requested the firm send the panel any related documents by April 3.

The firm then asked for a so-called friendly subpoena, saying it could not turn over the documents otherwise.

The request also comes as the House Ways and Means Committee has requested the IRS turn over six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns, from 2013-2018, by April 10. The documents were not turned over.