Attorney General Merrick B. Garland met with news media executives amid fallout over prosecutors’ seizures of records from phone and tech companies for leak inquiries.
Democrats denounced the Trump administration’s seizure of lawmakers’ data as an abuse of power and called on Republicans to back the congressional inquiry.
Apple, under fire for turning over the data of two lawmakers to the Trump Justice Dept., said it did so unknowingly, while Google fought a request for New York Times data because it related to a corporate client.
An unsealed court filing shows that the social media company fought the subpoena, which the Biden administration is said to have withdrawn.
A terse announcement signaled a possible end to a long-running constitutional lawsuit. But former President Donald J. Trump is not a party to the arrangement.
State prosecutors in Manhattan subpoenaed the personal bank records of the Trump Organization’s longtime C.F.O. and are scrutinizing gifts he received from the former president.
A three-judge appeals panel is expected to rule soon in the legal battle to obtain eight years of the president’s tax returns.
The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.
The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee said the postmaster general had withheld requested documents, telling her panel his verbal testimony should suffice.
A federal judge rejected the president’s argument that a subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns was ‘wildly overbroad.’
Manhattan prosecutors said in new court filings that the president did not have a right to know why a grand jury demanded his tax records.
The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.
The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.
His taxes will probably not become public before the election. And that is what he most cares about.
Around 10 a.m. Thursday, the justices are set to issue highly anticipated decisions on whether the president’s accountants and bankers must disclose information about his financial affairs.
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee authorized their chairman to subpoena dozens of F.B.I. and former Obama administration officials, including a top aide to Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court considered two sets of cases with potentially historic implications for presidential power — over the phone.
The court will hear highly anticipated arguments over whether the president’s accountants and bankers must disclose information about his financial affairs.
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear lawyers argue the president’s claim that he has absolute immunity while in office.