The House on Tuesday shot back at the Department of Justice’s filing urging a D.C. federal appeals court to strike down a congressional subpoena for President Donald Trump’s financial records, labeling the arguments at odds with U.S. Supreme Court precedent and “fabricated out of whole cloth.”

In a 27-page filing signed by House general counsel and DOJ veteran Douglas Letter, attorneys representing the House Oversight and Reform Committee were unbridled in their criticism of the DOJ brief backing the president’s arguments against the subpoena.

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