Wells Fargo, TD Bank Give Maxine Waters Trump's Financial Records

  • 2019-05-23
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Wells Fargo, TD Bank Give Maxine Waters Trump's Financial Records
By Elvert Barnes from Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Walters2.J27.Pink.Women.Navy.WDC.27jan07) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
The House Financial Services Committee dropped a bombshell on lawmakers earlier today.

The powerful congressional committee chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has gained access to Trump's financial records at Wells Fargo and TD Bank. 

Per NBC News:
 

Wells Fargo and TD Bank are the two of nine institutions that have so far complied with subpoenas issued by the House Financial Services Committee demanding information about their dealings with the Trump Organization, according to the sources. The disclosures by these two banks haven’t been previously reported. Both TD Bank and Wells Fargo declined to comment for this story.

Wells Fargo provided the committee with a few thousand documents and TD Bank handed the committee a handful of documents, according to a source who has seen them. The committee, led by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., is especially interested in the president’s business relationship with Russia and other foreign entities.

Appearing on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday, Waters said "we don't have information to share with you at this time about what we've learned from the documents."

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can hand over financial documents related to their dealings Trump and his businesses to Congress. The Trump family had sued to prevent those two banks from complying with the congressional subpoena and the ruling paves the way for the committee to now have access to years of financial records from at least four financial institutions.

 
 Source: AAN
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