Listen Live: SCOTUS oral arguments on whether Trump can keep his tax records secret

Join News Views for a Live Discussion on the oral arguments presented to SCOTUS on “whether President Trump can block the release of his financial records, setting the stage for a ruling on the power of presidents to resist demands for information from prosecutors and Congress.”

The case is set to begin at 10 AM EDT/7 AM EDT.

KEY POINTS

  • Attorneys for President Donald Trump will finally face off against Democrats in the House of Representatives and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr., before the nation’s highest court on Tuesday in a set of cases that raise questions at the heart of America’s system of justice. 
  • The cases, over whether Trump can keep his tax records secret, mimic battles waged and lost by Presidents Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon.
  • This time, there’s a twist: The fight comes in the middle of a global pandemic. As a result of the spreading coronavirus, the court has closed its building to the public. Arguments, conducted over the phone, will be streamed live. 

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