US Supreme Court debates demands for Trump’s tax records

US Supreme Court debates demands for Trump's tax records
US Supreme Court debates demands for Trump's tax records

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump’s claim of a near absolute right to keep his finances secret rose to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the culmination of a years-long showdown over the balance of power in the US government.The president has not released his tax returns despite promising during the 2016 election to do so, bucking a voluntary tradition upheld by every US leader since Richard Nixon in the 1970s.His finances are the target of congressional investigations by democrats looking into the president, the Trump Organization and his family in what started as a probe into foreign inf…

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