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Trump's Tax Battle To Continue Despite Justices' Ruling

By James Nani (July 10, 2020, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's opinion finding President Donald Trump isn't immune from a New York grand jury subpoena for his tax records affirms the president isn't above the law, but continuing litigation will likely delay their release.

In a 7-2 ruling, the justices upheld an appeals court finding that a grand jury subpoena from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. to Mazars USA LLP, Trump's accounting firm, wasn't unconstitutional. The majority stated that Article II of the U.S. Constitution and the supremacy clause do not preclude issuing a state criminal subpoena to a sitting president. It also held...

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