COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY et al Featured Case

The House Committee on Ways and Means filed this lawsuit requesting access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, escalating a battle between the House and the President. The Committee argues that the administration's defiance constitutes "an extraordinary attack on the authority of Congress to obtain information needed to conduct oversight of Treasury, the I.R.S., and the tax laws on behalf of the American people."

Plaintiff: COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Defendant: INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, CHARLES P. RETTIG, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY and STEVEN T. MNUCHIN
Case Number: 1:2019cv01974
Filed: July 2, 2019
Court: US District Court for the District of Columbia
Office: Washington, DC Office
Presiding Judge: Trevor N McFadden
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions
Cause of Action: 05:0706
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
July 18, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 14 ORDER granting 12 Unopposed Motion to Intervene. Upon consideration of the Proposed Defendant-Intervenors' 12 Motion to Intervene, it is hereby ordered that the motion is granted. The Clerk of Court shall add the movants as Intervenor-Defendants to the case. See attached Order for further details. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 07/18/2019. (lctnm2)
July 18, 2019 Filing 13 LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DTTM OPERATIONS LLC, DJT HOLDINGS MANAGING MEMBER, LLC, DTTM OPERATIONS MANAGING MEMBER CORP., LAMINGTON FARM CLUB, LLC D/B/A TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF CLUB-BEDMINSTER, LFB ACQUISITION LLC, LFB ACQUISITION MEMBER CORP. (Consovoy, William)
July 17, 2019 Filing 12 Unopposed MOTION to Intervene by DTTM OPERATIONS LLC, DJT HOLDINGS LLC, DJT HOLDINGS MANAGING MEMBER, LLC, DTTM OPERATIONS MANAGING MEMBER CORP., LAMINGTON FARM CLUB, LLC D/B/A TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF CLUB-BEDMINSTER, LFB ACQUISITION LLC, LFB ACQUISITION MEMBER CORP., THE DONALD J. TRUMP REVOCABLE TRUST, DONALD J. TRUMP (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Consovoy, William)
July 17, 2019 Filing 11 NOTICE of Appearance by William S. Consovoy on behalf of DONALD J. TRUMP, THE DONALD J. TRUMP REVOCABLE TRUST, DJT HOLDINGS LLC, DJT HOLDINGS MANAGING MEMBER, LLC, DTTM OPERATIONS LLC, DTTM OPERATIONS MANAGING MEMBER CORP., LFB ACQUISITION LLC, LFB ACQUISITION MEMBER CORP., LAMINGTON FARM CLUB, LLC D/B/A TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF CLUB-BEDMINSTER (Consovoy, William)
July 16, 2019 Filing 9 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY served on 7/10/2019 (Letter, Douglas)
July 16, 2019 Filing 8 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CHARLES P. RETTIG served on 7/9/2019 (Letter, Douglas)
July 16, 2019 Filing 7 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. STEVEN T. MNUCHIN served on 7/10/2019 (Letter, Douglas)
July 16, 2019 Filing 6 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE served on 7/9/2019 (Letter, Douglas)
July 16, 2019 Filing 5 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 07/10/2019. (Letter, Douglas)
July 11, 2019 Filing 10 MOTION to Intervene by DUANE MORLEY COX. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit - Answer in Intervention, # 2 Exhibit - Notice of Appearance, # 3 Text of Proposed Order) (tth)
July 8, 2019 Filing 4 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/8/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 9/6/2019. (Letter, Douglas)
July 8, 2019 Filing 3 SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to CHARLES P. RETTIG, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, STEVEN T. MNUCHIN, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb)
July 3, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 2 STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 07/03/2019. (lctnm2)
July 3, 2019 Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zsb)
July 2, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against CHARLES P. RETTIG, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, STEVEN T. MNUCHIN, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (Fee Status:Filing Fee Waived) filed by COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Civil Cover Sheet, # 18 Summons, # 19 Summons, # 20 Summons, # 21 Summons, # 22 Summons, # 23 Summons)(Letter, Douglas)

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Plaintiff: COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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