Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday placed a transient preserve on house subpoenas requesting President Donald Trump's financial files from two banks. In quick order, Ginsburg said a lower court opinion that allowed the subpoenas to proceed could pass on keep till December 13.
In advance of the day, Trump had requested the justices to freeze the subpoenas to give his private attorneys more time to ask the ideal court docket to absorb his enchantment.
Ginsburg, who has jurisdiction over the lower courtroom, in all likelihood acted to present her colleagues greater time to recall Trump's request. She also advised the house to reply to Trump's petition by Wednesday.
Lawyers for Trump told the justices that the subpoenas are "extraordinarily broad" and that they raise "profound separation-of-powers concerns."
In all, three separate cases pertaining to Trump's records -- two of which concern House subpoenas -- are before the justices. Ginsburg's order signals that all of the petitions could be considered by the court on December 13 during its regularly scheduled closed-door conference. No documents are expected to be released until the Supreme Court acts.
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