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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Release Of Trump’s Tax Returns To Congress – Live

Supreme court temporarily blocks House committee from obtaining Trump’s tax returnsSupreme court chief justice John Roberts has temporarily stopped the Internal Revenue Service from turning over Donald Trump’s tax returns to a House committee, Reuters reports.

The decision comes after Trump yesterday petitioned the court to review lower court rulings that allowed the Democratic-led House ways and means committee to receive six years of the former president’s filings. According to the New York Times, Roberts, who handles petitions filed in Washington, wants the House committee to respond by Thursday:

JUST IN: Chief Justice Roberts grants Trump temporary stay on release of tax records to congressional committee. Asks for response from committee by Thursday

— Robert Barnes (@scotusreporter) November 1, 2022 Trump refused to release his tax returns as American presidents typically do, saying they were under audit. The IRS was previously expected to turn over the returns on Thursday.

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