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Trump Blasts ‘Political Prosecution' in Supreme Court Rulings

29 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump blasted the U.S. Supreme Court over a pair of rulings involving his financial records, depicting himself as the victim of a double standard that isn't applied to his political enemies.
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Supreme Court Backs N.Y. Access to Trump Taxes, Blocks House

29 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court backed a New York grand jury's bid for President Donald Trump's financial records while blocking for now House subpoenas that might have led to their public release before the election.
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The public may not see Trump's tax records before the 2020 election, despite the Supreme Court's rulings against him

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that New York prosecutors can see President Donald Trump's financial records and that Congress has the authority to subpoena the president's records.
But the public might not see Trump's tax returns soon, or ever.
Legal experts say that the process of filing criminal charges against Trump in New York and settling the issue of what standards Congress must meet to subpoena the president could both take months.
However, there is a chance Trump's records could be made public before November if a grand jury quickly indicts the president and the Manhattan DA's...
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The President is not a king: Why the Supreme Court said Trump can't keep his financial records secret

29 days ago   |   By Fortune

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On the last day of its term, the Supreme Court released opinions in a pair of blockbuster cases about whether President Trump can refuse to supply financial records related to alleged “hush money” payments he made to an adult film star.
The court ruled against the President by a 7-2 margin, rejecting arguments that Trump is immune from criminal subpoenas or that a special legal standard applies to such requests.
The decision of the majority was written by...
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US Supreme Court rules Trump must turn over financial records

29 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The US Supreme Court ruled that a New York prosecutor can have access to Trump's tax records, Congress can not.
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