Supreme Court Appears Likely to Reject Trump Immunity Claim

The court’s major clash over presidential accountability could affect the 2020 presidential campaign, especially if a high court ruling leads to the release of personal financial information before Election Day.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared likely to reject President Donald Trump’s claim that he is immune from criminal investigation while in office. But the court seemed less clear about exactly how to handle subpoenas from Congress and the Manhattan district attorney for Trump’s tax, bank and financial records. The court’s major clash over presidential accountability could affect the 2020 presidential campaign, especially if a high court ruling leads to the release…

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