At the end of the Friday hearing, however, the judges asked whether or not the documents Trump is trying to protect contain his tax information.
The House Financial Services and Intelligence committees had asked Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over records related to Trump's business ventures as they investigate "foreign influence in the USA political process".
Lawyers for Deutsche Bank and Capital One repeatedly refused Friday to tell an appellate court in NY whether the banks are in possession of President Donald Trump's tax returns, citing "contractual obligations" not to disclose the information and drawing the ire of a panel of judges. Letter said he believed Trump's offer to negotiate was "insincere", which Strawbridge denied.
Maxine Waters, chair of the Financial Services Committee, and Adam B. Schiff, chairman of the Intelligence Committee, have said they want to examine the relationship between Trump and Deutsche Bank as part of a larger examination of Russian money laundering and potential foreign influence on Trump.
He said the Trump-related subpoenas are getting lots of attention because of his high profile but to suggest that the focus of the investigation is "only Trump, it's a lie". "I'm serious. We need to know", US Circuit Judge Peter W. Hall told a lawyer for Deutsche Bank, Raphael Prober.
US District Judge Edgardo Ramos rejected that argument in May, but enforcing the subpoenas has been on hold while Trump appeals.
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When Trump offered Abe to give his thoughts, the Japanese leader repeated his stance that the tests were a clear violation of U.N. Trump highlighted Japan's purchase of "excess corn" that American farmers are piling as a result of the trade war with China.
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Trump then entered the first official summit meeting, initially set as a discussion of foreign policy and security issues. Internationally, Macron is a vocal champion of fighting climate change, and has challenged Trump on the issue.
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People enter the Deutsche Bank building in NY.
The banks have since been ordered to address the situation via letter under seal within 48 hours.
Letter said it was necessary to obtain many of Trump's and his family's financial records at two banks because he has run a small family business with lots of intersecting parts.
In June, a group of Senate Democrats urged the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner. According to public filings, Trump's company has received almost $400 million from Deutsche bank in four separate loans.
It followed an informal request in March to the bank by Democratic lawmakers seeking records related to potential conflicts of interest tied to Trump's Washington hotel and other businesses.
Deutsche Bank said in a statement about the SEC settlement: "Deutsche Bank provided substantial cooperation to the SEC in its inquiry and has implemented numerous remedial measures to improve the bank's hiring practices".