What do today’s Supreme Court decisions about Trump’s tax returns mean?

By: Reanto Mariotti

A rather insightful analysis of the Supreme Court decision regarding Trumps tax returns.

1/ Today the Supreme Court issued two opinions regarding Trump’s tax returns. The first opinion considered whether he was immune from state court grand jury subpoenas or whether there was a heightened standard for him.

Trump lost that case 7 to 2. [..snip..]

2/ It has long been established that presidents had to comply with *federal* grand jury subpoenas. Trump’s attorneys argued that allowing “thousands of local DAs” investigate him would distract him too much from his duties.

The Supreme Court rejected that argument.

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