Apr 15, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Supreme Court to hear Trump financial records cases next month

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The Supreme Court is slated to hear President Trump's financial records cases by teleconference on May 12.

The big picture: The cases involve Trump's attempts to defy subpoenas from House Democrats and New York prosecutors seeking to view his financial records and tax returns as part of various investigations.

  • Supreme Court cases that resume next month will all be assessed remotely — a first for the famously technophobic institution.
  • The media will be allowed to listen live, but it's not yet known if the public will be able to tune in.
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