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Trump Urges Supreme Court to Shield His Financial Records (1)

Nov. 22, 2019, 6:17 PMUpdated: Nov. 22, 2019, 7:20 PM

President Donald Trump urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block a House subpoena for eight years of his financial records, saying lawmakers are exceeding their authority by demanding the documents from his accounting firm.

Trump is asking the high court to put the subpoena on hold while he files a formal appeal, something his latest filing said he would be willing to do quickly if asked. The court could act at any time on Trump’s request, first filed a week ago.

The case, which isn’t directly tied to the ongoing House impeachment probe, is one of two that are testing...

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