Supreme Court Rejects Trump claim of ‘Absolute Immunity’

SCOTUS rules against Trump on financial records subpoena in NY criminal investigation

The justices sent the New York case back to a lower court in the 7-2 decision. In a history-making decision on Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled President Donald Trump cannot block a subpoena for his financial records sought by a New York prosecutor, ruling he is not immune from criminal investigation.

Supreme Court rejects Trump claim of ‘absolute immunity’ from grand jury subpoena for tax returns.

The court handed Trump a big loss, ruling that he is not “categorically immune” from having his pre-presidential financial records released to a New York grand jury. But in a second decision on the House’s request for similar information, the court appeared to question the breadth of congressional authority.

Both cases were sent back to lower courts, and above all, Americans will not see the president’s taxes before Election Day.

In the first case, Trump had sought to block the grand jury subpoena of his documents. The vote was 7 to 2 with Chief Justice John Roberts writing the opinion for the majority that Trump could not do so.

In the second case, the Supreme Court ruled that the lower court needs to consider separation of power issues related to the congressional subpoenas, suggesting that Congress did not have unlimited powers to investigate the president. That ruling was also 7-2, with Roberts writing the opinion.

And who were the IDIOTS who felt Trump should be treated like a dictator and have ‘absolute immunity’?

Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr.!

More proof of what an UNQUALIFIED IDIOT Clarence Thomas is and why he should be removed as a Judge!  Details…

 

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