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The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that President Trump cannot block the release of his financial records. Today, we hear the story behind the cases the justices heard — and the meaning of their decisions.

On today’s episode:

  • David Enrich, the business investigations editor for The New York Times.

  • Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The Times.

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Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times

Background reading:



How the court ruled

The court ruled in two cases, 7 to 2, that President Trump can for now block the release of his financial records to Congress but that prosecutors in New York may see them.

Liberal Bloc
Sotomayor

Sotomayor

Ginsburg

Ginsburg

Kagan

Kagan

Breyer

Breyer

Conservative Bloc
Roberts

Roberts

Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh

Alito

Alito

Gorsuch

Gorsuch

Thomas

Thomas


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David Enrich and Adam Liptak contributed reporting.

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