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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