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House Urges Supreme Court to Allow Quick Access to Trump Records

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:21 PM

The House urged the U.S. Supreme Court to move quickly to let lawmakers see Donald Trump’s financial documents, asking the justices to reject a pair of presidential requests to shield the records.

The filings Wednesday set up the Supreme Court to act as soon as Friday on three cases involving subpoenas for Trump documents being held by his accountants and banks.

Trump is counting on the conservative-controlled court to block, or at least delay, those records from being turned over. The cases coincide with the House push to impeach Trump but aren’t directly connected.

In one case, the House ...