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Trump Hammers Latest Dem 'Witch Hunt' Against Him: NY Prosecutor Engaged in 'Fishing Expedition'

Former President Donald Trump let the Supreme Court have it over a Monday decision to allow his tax records to be turned over to a New York grand jury.

“This investigation is a continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country,” Trump said in a statement. “It just never ends!”

“So now, for more than two years, New York City has been looking at almost every transaction I’ve ever done, including seeking tax returns which were done by among the biggest and most prestigious law and accounting firms in the U.S.,” the 45th president added.

“The Tea Party was treated far better by the IRS than Donald Trump. The Supreme Court never should have let this ‘fishing expedition’ happen, but they did,” he said.

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Trump went on to argue that the use of “headhunting” prosecutors against political foes is a new phenomenon in American politics and “is a threat to the very foundation of our liberty.”

“That’s what is done in third world countries,” he continued. “That’s fascism, not justice — and that is exactly what they are trying to do with respect to me, except that the people of our Country won’t stand for it.”

Trump pledged to fight on as he has done for the last several years.

Manhattan Democratic prosecutor Cyrus Vance is the one seeking Trump’s tax records from the accounting firm Mazars USA, The New York Times reported.

Vance responded to the Supreme Court’s ruling saying in a three-word statement, “The work continues.”

The scope of Vance’s probe is not known, but it arose, partially, from “hush-money” payments made to two women claiming they had affairs with Trump.

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Court filings suggest prosecutors are also looking into potential crimes related to tax and insurance fraud.

The Washington Post reported that the grand jury subpoena seeks eight years of Trump’s tax records.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in October, “Any documents produced under the Mazars subpoena would be protected from public disclosure by grand jury secrecy rules.”

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“There is nothing to suggest,” the panel added, “that these are anything but run-of-the-mill documents typically relevant to a grand jury investigation into possible financial or corporate misconduct.”

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