Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling

President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Friday accused a federal judge of “stacking the deck” against Trump in his long-running fight to block the Manhattan district attorney from getting his tax returns.

The assertion came in a legal filing in which Trump’s lawyers asked a federal appeals court to scrap a lower court’s decision that would allow the district attorney to obtain the returns and other financial records.

In a forceful and sharply worded brief, Trump’s lawyers said the judge, Victor Marrero of U.S. District Court in Manhattan, had given short shrift to their arguments that a subpoena seeking the tax returns was overly broad and amounted to political harassment.

The appeal was the latest turn in a protracted legal battle that began in August 2019, when the office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., a Democrat, issued the subpoena to Trump’s accounting firm seeking eight years of the

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Mohawk Industries, Inc. — Moody’s

Announcement: Moody’s – Mohawk Industries Inc.: Allegations of accounting improprieties are credit negative

Global Credit Research – 13 Jul 2020

New York, July 13, 2020 — Moody’s Investors Service, (Moody’s) commented that allegations against Mohawk Industries, Inc (Mohawk) of channel stuffing and intentionally overproduced product are credit negative and suggest aggressive business practices and potential corporate governance weaknesses. However, because the company has good liquidity bolstered by recent debt offerings and the allegations will take time to litigate, there is no impact on the company’s Baa1 senior unsecured rating and stable outlook.

For further information please see Moody’s Issuer Comment on Mohawk Industries, Inc. at www.moodys.com

Headquartered in Calhoun, Georgia, Mohawk is a leading producer of floor covering products for residential and commercial applications. Brands include Mohawk, Unilin, Karastan, Lees, Bigelow, Dal-Tile, American Olean, Pergo, Marazzi and Quick-Step. Revenues for the publicly-traded company are approximately $10.0 billion.

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    Troll Token? Why DeFi Yield Farmers Are Now All About YFI

    A new governance token in decentralized finance (DeFi) is captivating yield farmers’ attention. Its creator didn’t set aside any of the tokens for himself and he insists the new token has no monetary value.

    Still, that hasn’t stopped it from trading as high as $2,374 a pop, according to CoinGecko.

    YFI is the governance token for Yearn.Finance, a site that performs a variety of functions for DeFi users, moving their assets in and out of different liquidity pools in order to find the best yields. Its name may also be a reference to an unflattering internet acronym.

    Related: Market Wrap: Bitcoin Clings to $9,200 While Ethereum Transactions Soar

    Read more: What Is Yield Farming? The Rocket Fuel of DeFi, Explained

    “Each of these systems have control mechanisms, configurable fees, maintenance controls, and rules that can be modified. Thus far, these have been managed by us,” Yearn’s creator,

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