Trump just petitioned the Supreme Court to shield his tax returns from federal prosecutors, in a test of separation-of-powers

President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday to shield his tax returns from investigation by federal prosecutors.

Trump’s personal lawyers filed a petition to the Supreme Court, setting up a potential showdown between the two branches of government.

The filing lists Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. as the respondent; Vance is attempting to enforce a grand jury subpoena to obtain eight years of Trump’s tax records.

Read more here: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2019/11/15/trump-just-petitioned-the-supreme-court-to-shield-his-tax-returns-from-federal-prosecutors-in-a-test-of-separation-of-powers/23861495/

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