The United States Law Week

Supreme Court for Now Blocks House Access to Trump Records

July 9, 2020, 2:27 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared a New York grand jury to get President Donald Trump’s financial records while blocking for now House subpoenas that might have led to their public release before the election.

The cases were perhaps the most far-reaching of Trump’s presidency, testing his claim to broad protections from congressional and state criminal investigations while in the White House. The clashes forced Chief Justice John Roberts’s court to navigate politically polarizing and constitutionally weighty issues months before the presidential election.

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