Mixed ruling today over President



Mixed ruling today over President Trump's fiercely guarded tax returns another financial documents nearly all justices of the U. S. Supreme Court have ruled the president is not immune from a New York grand jury subpoena for his financial information. The high court sent that case and a separate lawsuit involving congressional subpoenas backto lower courts. NPR's Carrie Johnson reports, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote both majority opinions. Citing 200 years of President John Roberts says the Constitution does not bar a state criminal subpoena to a sitting. President Robert says public interest and fair and effective law enforcement means President Trump cannot have absolute immunity from subpoenas. He was joined by the courts for liberal justices, and to Trump appointees Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. In a second case, Congress will have to wait a while before it gets any trump financial documents. Roberts is sending those issues backto lower courts. The congressional demands may still be enforceable, but he wants lower courts to consider the separation of powers between Congress and the executive branch. Carrie Johnson. NPR NEWS Washington In a ruling involving Native American tribal sovereignty, the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 to reverse Oklahoma's prosecution oven enroll member of the Great tribe for crimes committed within the Historical creek boundaries. Majority opinion is that the tribe, not the state, has the power to prosecute crimes committed

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