US Supreme Court to take on Trump taxes and presidential immunity

Washington (AFP) – Can Donald Trump refuse to turn over his tax returns and financial records to Congress and New York prosecutors? The Supreme Court takes up this politically charged question on Tuesday, and it may use the occasion to better define the limits of presidential immunity.The high court’s nine justices, confined at home by the novel coronavirus pandemic, will question lawyers for both sides by telephone in a highly anticipated session to be broadcast live.The hearing, initially set for late March, is being held now to allow time for the justices to render a decision before the pre…

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