Roberts temporarily blocks House from getting Trump’s tax returns
Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday temporarily blocked a House committee from obtaining several years of tax returns from former President Donald Trump.
The Chief Justice ordered the stay to freeze the House Ways and Means Committee’s request for documents, which Trump has been battling for years. The former president filed an emergency motion on Monday asking the Supreme Court to intervene in the case after a federal appeals court last week denied Trump’s request to block publication of his statements. income.
Roberts granted Trump’s request by placing an administrative stay on tax returns, which is temporary and « pending further order from the undersigned or the Court. » The chief justice gave the House panel until Nov. 10 to respond to Trump’s request to delay the committee obtaining years of his tax records from the Treasury Department.