Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting his financial records

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Published November 16, 2019, 9:01 AM

By Reuters

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on honesty and transparency in healthcare prices inside the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, US, November 15, 2019. (REUTERS/Tom Brenner/MANILA BULLETIN)

Trump turned to the justices after the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided on Wednesday that it would not revisit its October decision backing the House of Representatives Oversight Committee’s authority to subpoena the records from Mazars LLP, Trump’s longtime accounting

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