President Trump Donald John Trump Democrats claim victory when Trump is beaten in court Juan Williams: Anti-abortion extremism picks up Trump feels pressure in tax return battle MORE was beaten last week in federal court to lose two lawsuits to hinder the investigation of the House Democrats against him and his government.
The decisions indicated that Trump will eventually lose the bouts: both judges in the summons issued their decisions quickly and decisively, underscoring Trump's weakness Legal.
The lawsuits were probably intended as an attempt by Trump to prevent Congress from obtaining the documents by exploiting the slow pace of the court system and bringing the cases to the Supreme Court. [1
Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Elijah Cummings Elijah Eugene Cumming's Democrats claim victory when Trump is beaten in court – for the time being MORE (D-Md.), Whose subpoena for Trump's financial records was confirmed by the accounting firm Mazars before the court in DC, said the judge has classified the arguments of the Democrats as "a blast".
"I think the courts will look at that and say," Wait a minute … there's a role for Congress, and their role is clear, "Cummings told reporters this week.
DC Judge Amit Mehta, an Obama commissioner, stated this week that the legislature can proceed with its subpoena for financial documents from Trump's accounting firm Mazars.
Just days later, New York Judge Edgardo Ramos, another Obama commissioner, rebuffed Trump's motion Block Off Similar Congressional summonses for Deutsche Bank and Capital One documents, two financial institutions that have done business with Trump
The President has not yet terminated: his lawyers have already appealed against both decisions.
Court of Appeals of DC Circuit has agreed to expedite the summons of Mazars, but it will take months before the judges to one If you decide, you will be hearing the oral argument in mid-July.
In the meantime, a schedule In the second case, a decision must still be taken on the subpoena of Deutsche Bank and Capital One. Nevertheless, Cummings said he was encouraged that Trump's lawyers drive the case forward.
"One of the Thin One We always wondered if it would take so long for this thing to come through the lawsuit, that it makes no sense," said the Democratic chairman.
House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff  Adam Democrat Democrats claim victory as Trump is beaten in court Five cuts to Barr's new powers in the "espionage" trial are causing Democrats MORE (D -Calif.), Who jointly co-sponsored the subpoenas from Deutsche Bank and Capital One Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters Maxine Moore WatersDemocrates claim victory when Trump is beaten in court. ), welcomed the decisions and said that "speed is crucial" for obtaining the documents.
He referred to a New York Times report drafted internally by Deutsche Bank staff that had delayed suspicious activity by organizations controlled by Trump and his White House assistant son-in-law. Jared Kushner Jared Corey Kushner Democrats claim victory when Trump is beaten in court. National Commission for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Required For the company of the GOP donor that is to receive a boundary-wall contract: MORE as another reason for continuing its investigation.
"Recent reports that suspicious activities involving the President or his son-in-law have not been reported Finance only shows why it is so important for us to do our work without delay or intervention by the President or family members," Schiff said to reporters. "I am very pleased with the decision of the court, respect for the rule of law and the ability of the Congress to fulfill its constitutional duty."
Trump dismissed the Times report as part of "Fake News Media," which "continues to write false histories."
The two victories can be seen when House Democrats have initiated a variety of investigations in several committees, which extends not only to Trump himself, but also to the President's family, businesses and administration.
Mitchel Sollenberger, Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, said the previous court decisions could consolidate Congress's right to investigate, at a time when the Trump administration is attempting to investigate as political and without defend legislative purpose.
We are being strengthened because there are currently two federal courts that say that Congress has not weakened its powers because there is no explicit legislative purpose, "said Sollenberger. Nancy Pelosi Nancy PelosiDemocrates claim victory when Trump is beaten in court GOP representative criticizes Trump for plying Pelosi videos America has no time to wait for impeachment. MORE (D-Calif.) And other top-level Democrats with some coverage who want to ward off the demands of progressive sections of the party to initiate impeachment proceedings to advance the investigation.
The calls for dismissal rose after a special lawyer. Robert Mueller Robert (Bob) Swan MuellerThe report from The Hill: Trump orders more troops to the Middle East under Iranian tensions. Overhaul "Graham: Mueller is investigating a" political rectal exam "MORE revealed cases of possible obstruction of justice by the Trump administration and declined to determine whether there was sufficient evidence for the prosecution of indictments.
House of Representatives Chairman Jerrold Nadler Jerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerDemocrates are tripping out of the impeachment playbook Trump asks if Nadler will examine Clinton's "erased and acid washed" emails Trump tweet conservative commentary criticism to FBI director MORE (DN.Y.) vs. MSNBC Rachel Maddow Rachel Anne MaddowDemocrats claim victory as Trump is beaten in court Pelosi, Nadler gets tangled in impeachment, contempt Nadler: Mueller wants to privately testify to MORE on Thursday that he had asked Pelosi earlier this week to launch an To consider Trump's impeachment investigation in order to increase the legislature's chances of winning in court. However, he admitted that this week's legal achievements have made this argument "much weaker".
– Morgan Chalfant and Olivia Beavers contributed.