President Trump and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit on Monday against House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) over his recent subpoena of the president's accounting firm and financial statements. The filing accuses Democrats of waging an "all-out political war" against Trump and using subpoenas as their "weapon of choice." Cummings previously requested financial records from an accounting firm Trump and his business have used, Mazars USA. The subpoena was issued after Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testified that the president has inflated his wealth on financial statements, with Cummings seeking to corroborate these claims. The suit calls the subpoena "an abuse of power."

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