Attorneys for President Donald Trump argued Monday that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has merely presented “boilerplate reasons” for why its grand jurors need immediate access to the president’s financial records, which were subpoenaed more than a year ago.
Trump’s lawsuit against Vance was filed in September 2019, and the president is now in the process of asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case for a second time. In a 7-2 ruling in July, the high court rejected Trump’s argument that presidents are broadly immune from state criminal investigations but allowed him to bring more specific objections in the lower courts.
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