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Judge Clears Way For Manhattan DA To Get Trump Tax Records

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A federal judge has cleared the way for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to get President Donald Trump's tax returns.

On Thursday, District Judge Victor Marrero rejected a last-ditch attempt by the president's lawyers to block a subpoena issued to accounting firm Mazars.

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The ruling echoes the judge's prior decision in the case, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in July.

The president's lawyers immediately appealed Thursday's ruling.

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