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Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP
United States Supreme Court
140 S.Ct. 2019 (2020)
The House of Representatives (plaintiff) issued four subpoenas requesting information about President Donald Trump (defendant), his family, and his businesses. The House stated that it needed the records to help it craft legislation on issues such as terrorism and money laundering. Trump argued that the House did not need the records and was merely demanding he produce records to harass him and expose his personal information. The subpoenas were appealed to the Second Circuit and the District of Columbia Circuit, both of which ruled that Trump needed to hand over the information. Trump appealed to the Supreme Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Roberts, C.J.)
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