Transcript for Historic Supreme Court decision
A unanimous Supreme Court declared president trump is not above the law rejecting his claims its absolute immunity from subpoenas for his financial records the president is just like anybody else when it comes to certain kinds. Of legal actions and here just because the president doesn't permit to block this investigation from going forward. In a separate decision the justices chided congress saying its requests for Trump's personal records may be too broad when it did say is that congress to do it's who work. In figuring outs. Exactly what it needed the documents for what. It's power was in requesting those documents. House Democrats said they needed the documents to help right affix an anti corruption laws. A New York prosecutor wants ten years of Trump's tax or turns to probe of possible fraud. And a pair of 72 decision is written by Chief Justice John Roberts. The subpoenas remain in play but must be reviewed again by lower courts what we're. Basically starting over again sending everything back down to the lord works in his I don't know again so we'll. A certain point status. On Twitter the president blasted the cases as a political prosecution. He was fuming and private sources tell ABC news upset his appointees to the court. Justices Brett Cavanaugh and Neal Gore's it failed to strike down the subpoenas the white house Press Secretary had a different take they essentially laid out a road map. Ideas and his justices do not Crowley incident. Experts say if the public ever sees the president's tax returns it's highly unlikely it would be before the elections in November.
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