Bloomberg Tax
Nov. 14, 2019, 10:14 PMUpdated: Nov. 14, 2019, 11:44 PM

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Block N.Y. Subpoena for His Tax Returns (2)

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent his tax returns from being turned over to a New York prosecutor, filing a high-stakes appeal that aims to give the president broad immunity from criminal investigations while in office.

The appeal, filed by Trump’s personal lawyers, marks the first time the Supreme Court has been drawn into an investigation of the president’s personal conduct and business dealings. Trump told the justices he is fighting a “politically motivated” subpoena that seeks “highly intrusive” records and could interfere with his work as president.

Trump’s lawyers also plan to seek high court review ...

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