House Tells Court It Will Accept Delay on Trump Subpoena (1)

Nov. 18, 2019, 3:55 PM; Updated: Nov. 18, 2019, 6:20 PM

The House said it will accept a delay until the end of the month on its subpoena for President Donald Trump’s financial records, while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to order a longer halt.

In a letter to the court, House General Counsel Douglas Letter said lawmakers would go along with an administrative stay that would extend a lower court’s existing halt until Nov. 30.

The letter means the Supreme Court won’t need to make any immediate decision in the case, one of two filed by Trump last week as he tries to keep his financial information secret. Trump...

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