President Donald Trump answers questions from the news media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, September 11, 2019. Leah Millis | Reuters President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to block lower court ruling that would give the Manhattan District Attorney's office access to years of his income tax returns. Trump's lawyers filed an emergency application with the Supreme Court asking the court to issue a stay, or suspension, of a grand jury subpoena demanding those tax returns and other financial records from his accountants. The request is pending the president's plan to formally ask the high court hear his appeal of the lower court rulings that have allowed that subpoena. If the Supreme Court agrees to hear his appeal, it will be the second time the court has ...read more...