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Breaking: In a major defeat for Trump, the Supreme Court upholds demands for his financial records, ruling the president is not above the law  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-07-09/supreme-court-trump-finances 

The justices by a 7-2 vote ruled the president is not above the law and must comply with legitimate demands from a grand jury in New York that was investigating Trump’s alleged hush money payments to two women who claimed to have had sex with him.

 https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-07-09/supreme-court-trump-finances 

Trump had sued to block the subpoenas and claimed that as president he had an “absolute immunity” from demands for personal or confidential information.

Read more from @DavidGSavage:  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-07-09/supreme-court-trump-finances 


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