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Justices' Ruling May Give Lawmakers Path To Trump Docs

Law360 (July 9, 2020, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court vacated lower-court rulings upholding congressional subpoenas for President Donald Trump's financial information Thursday, but the opinion could create a clear avenue for lawmakers to seek the president's records in the future.

In his majority opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts laid out a four-part test to determine whether congressional subpoenas for the president's records should be permitted. (AP) Attorneys representing Trump and the three House committees seeking Trump's records from Capital One, Deutsche Bank and his longtime accounting firm Mazars USA LLP failed to propose a reasonable standard in the dispute over the subpoenas for...

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