A Washington federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawyer’s suit challenging the sufficiency of then-candidate Donald Trump’s financial disclosure reports.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit panel, led by Judge Stephen Williams, said it had no power under federal law to compel now-President Trump to amend the financial disclosures he filed as a candidate in 2016. Washington-based lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky, representing himself, sued Trump in 2017 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
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