• In the first case, the court ruled 7-2 that the president cannot stop New York prosecutors from gaining access to his records.
  • In the second case, the court ruled 7-2 that Congress can subpoena Trump's financial documents, but it also sent the matter down to the lower courts to assess "separation of powers concerns."
  • "The Supreme Court sends case back to Lower Court, arguments to continue. This is all a political prosecution. I won the Mueller Witch Hunt, and others, and now I have to keep fighting in a politically corrupt New York. Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!" Trump tweeted after the rulings came out.
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President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday after the Supreme Court handed down two blockbuster rulings relating to his longrunning efforts to shield his financial records from investigators.

In the first case,Trump v. Vance, the court ruled 7-2 that the president cannot block New York prosecutors from gaining access to his records. In the second case,Trump v. Mazars USA, the court ruled that Congress has the power to subpoena the president's financial documents, but it also sent the matter down to the lower courts to assess "separation of powers concerns."

Trump commented on the rulings shortly after they were released, writing on Twitter , "The Supreme Court sends case back to Lower Court, arguments to continue. This is all a political prosecution. I won the Mueller Witch Hunt, and others, and now I have to keep fighting in a politically corrupt New York. Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!"

He added in a second tweet: "Courts in the past have given 'broad deference'. BUT NOT ME!"

InTrump v. Vance, the court ruled 7-2 in favor of the Manhattan district attorney's office, which subpoenaed Trumps's tax returns as it investigates whether he or his business violated state laws. The court also ruled 7-2 inTrump v. Mazars USA.

In both cases, Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the majority opinion, in which Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagain joined. Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch filed a concurring opinion in the judgment, and Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito filed dissenting opinions.

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