Trump Tax Returns Remain Elusive After Mixed High Court Argument

May 13, 2020, 8:00 AM

Democrats may be as far as ever from seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns after a U.S. Supreme Court argument suggested a legal fight over House subpoenas could extend for months.

Over three-plus hours Tuesday, the court gave mixed reviews to separate efforts by House committees and a New York prosecutor to subpoena Trump’s banks and accountants for his financial records. Most justices suggested they favored limits on Congress’ power to demand the president’s personal information, an approach that could mean a new round of lower court scrutiny.

The questioning indicated Trump isn’t likely to get the sweeping protection ...

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