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Joint Statement from Waters and Schiff on Southern District of New York Court Ruling

Washington, DC, May 22, 2019

Following today’s ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to uphold Congressional authority to access the President’s financial records, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement:

“We are pleased with Judge Ramos’ decision. Congress’ authority to conduct relevant oversight has been repeatedly challenged by this Administration. The decision made in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York today is a victory for the role of Congress as a co-equal branch of government and for the important work our Committees are doing in protecting and serving the interests of the American public.”

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