Trump Presses Supreme Court To Block Congress From Getting Tax Returns

ROBSTOWN, TEXAS - OCTOBER 22: Former U.S President Donald Trump speaks at a 'Save America' rally on October 22, 2022 in Robstown, Texas. The former president, alongside other Republican nominees and leaders held a rally where they energized supporters and voters ahead of the midterm election. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Former President Donald Trump on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting access to his tax returns
  • Trump says the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee want his personal files purely for political reasons and so they can be released publicly
  • ‘This case raises important questions about the separation of powers that will affect every future President,’ Trump’s lawyers said

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