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

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsBaltimore unveils plaques for courthouse to be named after Elijah Cummings GOP leaders encourage retiring lawmakers to give up committee posts Pelosi taps Virginia Democrat for key post on economic panel MORE (D-Md.), plans to issue a subpoena for 10 years of President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense 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 CohenCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democrats turn to obstruction charge Juan Williams: Counting the votes to remove Trump 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.