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Appeals court rules for U.S. House over subpoena for ex-White House lawyer

Aug 07 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt the administration of President Donald Trump a major legal setback, ruling against its bid to block a Democratic-led congressional panel's subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to block Trump border wall construction

Jul 31 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined a request from two groups seeking to prevent construction of President Donald Trump's promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that is being funded by $2.5 billion approved by Congress for the Pentagon.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg discharged from hospital

Jul 31 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a hospital on Friday after undergoing a procedure on a bile duct stent earlier in the week, a court statement said.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Trump finances dispute

Jul 20 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives to fast-track its attempt to enforce subpoenas seeking President Donald Trump's financial records.

U.S. Supreme Court defied Trump at key moments in blockbuster term

Jul 10 2020

WASHINGTON The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, with Chief Justice Roberts leading the way, has distinctly staked out its independence from President Donald Trump by delivering a series of setbacks to him and his administration in pivotal cases.

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs Trump's immunity claim, lets prosecutor get financial records

Jul 10 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday firmly rejected President Donald Trump's arguments for sweeping presidential immunity and ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain his financial records but prevented - at least for now - Democratic-led House of Representatives committees from getting similar documents. | Video

Explainer: What you need to know about Trump's battle with New York over his financial records

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Thursday allowed the chief Manhattan prosecutor to obtain the financial records of President Donald Trump from third parties.

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh shareholder suit over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to avoid a lawsuit by shareholders of mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac relating to the government rescue of the companies following the 2008 housing crisis.

U.S. Supreme Court deems half of Oklahoma a Native American reservation

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday recognized about half of Oklahoma as Native American reservation land and overturned a tribe member's rape conviction because the location where the crime was committed should have been considered outside the reach of state criminal law.

Schlappe für Trump - Staatsanwalt erhält Steuerunterlagen

Jul 09 2020

Washington Schlappe für Donald Trump: Der US-Präsident kann seine Steuerunterlagen nicht mehr unter Verschluss halten.

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