All the President's Subpoenas
President Trump’s financial records and tax returns have been a recurring focal point since his election. Both the Manhattan District Attorney and various House Committees are asking to see these records in order to conduct their investigations into potentially unlawful behavior. But the president and his attorneys claim both that Congress is overstepping its power in requesting that information, and that the President of the United States should be immune to such subpoena requests.
We now await decisions in two Supreme Court cases that could force President Trump’s hand and require his accounting firm and banks to turn over business records and financial disclosures.
Joining us today on the podcast to help break down the importance of these two cases is Steve Shapiro, an ACLU legend and former legal director who came out of retirement to co-author an amicus brief for one of these cases.
This episode, All the President's Subpoenas, covers the following issues we work on –