Daily Tax Report: State

Trump Blasts ‘Political Prosecution’ in Supreme Court Rulings

July 9, 2020, 3:44 PM

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.

“This is all a political prosecution,” Trump said Thursday on Twitter, where he repeated his attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “I won the Mueller Witch Hunt, and others, and now I have to keep fighting in a politically corrupt New York. Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!”

The Supreme Court allowed a New York grand jury to obtain the president’s financial records,...

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