Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Trump Subpoena Cases

Updated at 6:35 p.m. ET The U.S. Supreme Court said late Friday that it will review three lower court decisions upholding congressional and grand jury subpoenas for financial records from President Trump's longtime personal accountants and from banks he did business with. The high court's order sets the stage for a constitutional battle over the limits of presidential power. All three involve Trump's personal and business finances, not anything he has done as president. Trump has lost all...

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Updated at 6:35 p.m. ET

The U.S. Supreme Court said late Friday that it will review three lower court decisions upholding congressional and grand jury subpoenas for financial records from President Trump's longtime personal accountants and from banks he did business with.

The high court's order sets the stage for a constitutional battle over the limits of presidential power.

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