One day after FBI agents raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Internal Revenue Service must hand over the former president’s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.Read More
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Appellate Court Overturns Pre-Trial Detention for January 6 Detainee
In a stunning but well-deserved rebuke, the D.C. Court of Appeals on Monday ordered that the pre-trial detention of George Tanios, one of two men accused of spraying Officer Sicknick and others on January 6, be reversed.
The brief ruling, which did not include the usual opinion explaining the court’s decision, bluntly stated:
“ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the district court’s May 12, 2021 order be reversed and the case remanded for the district court to order appellant’s pretrial release subject to appropriate conditions, including home detention and electronic monitoring. On this record, we conclude that the district court clearly erred in determining that no condition or combination of conditions of release would reasonably assure the safety of the community.”Read More