Lawyers for President Donald Trump, the Department of Justice and the House of Representatives were in rare agreement Friday, telling the U.S. Supreme Court it should not throw out the president’s lawsuits challenging congressional subpoenas for his tax documents.
The justices last week requested the parties and DOJ say whether the political question doctrine—which blocks courts from weighing in on political matters best handled by the other branches—applied to the fights over the House subpoenas to financial institutions housing the records.
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