Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC


PEOPLE ON THE STAFF AND I ALSO THINK HER TESTIMONY WILL BE THINK HER TESTIMONY WILL BE VERY, VERY IMPORTANT. VERY, VERY IMPORTANT.>>AMBASSADOR MICHAEL McFAUL,>>AMBASSADOR MICHAEL McFAUL, CYNTHIA, THANK YOU SO MUCH. CYNTHIA, THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>>BREAKING NEWS FROM THE>>>BREAKING NEWS FROM THE SUPREME COURT. SUPREME COURT. THE COURT HAS BLOCKED THE SUM THE COURT HAS BLOCKED THE SUM FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FINANCIAL FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FINANCIAL RECORDS. RECORDS. NBC’S CONGRESSIONAL NBC’S CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT PETE WILLIAMS CORRESPONDENT PETE WILLIAMS JOINING US. JOINING US. PETE, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? PETE, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?>>SO, IT’S A LITTLE HARD TO>>SO, IT’S A LITTLE HARD TO KEEP TRACK OF THESE CASES. KEEP TRACK OF THESE CASES. THIS IS ONE THAT CAME FROM THE THIS IS ONE THAT CAME FROM THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE SEEKING FINANCIAL RECORDS FROM SEEKING FINANCIAL RECORDS FROM THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AND THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AND DONALD TRUMP PERSONALLY THAT ARE DONALD TRUMP PERSONALLY THAT ARE MAINTAINED BY THE ACCOUNTANTS. MAINTAINED BY THE ACCOUNTANTS. SO IT’S A SUBPOENA TO THE SO IT’S A SUBPOENA TO THE ACCOUNTANTS. ACCOUNTANTS. AND, REMEMBER, THIS FOLLOWED AND, REMEMBER, THIS FOLLOWED MICHAEL COHEN’S TESTIMONY THAT MICHAEL COHEN’S TESTIMONY THAT DONALD TRUMP SOMETIMES INFLATED DONALD TRUMP SOMETIMES INFLATED HIS HOLINGS. HIS HOLINGS. SOMETIMES UNDERSTATED THEM SOMETIMES UNDERSTATED THEM DEPENDING ON WHETHER HE WAS DEPENDING ON WHETHER HE WAS TRYING TO GET A LOAN OR WHETHER TRYING TO GET A LOAN OR WHETHER THERE WERE TAX ISSUES. THERE WERE TAX ISSUES. SO THEY SUBPOENAED THOSE SO THEY SUBPOENAED THOSE DOCUMENTS. DOCUMENTS. THE TRUMP LAWYERS FOUGHT IT. THE TRUMP LAWYERS FOUGHT IT. AND ALL OF THE LOWER COURTS HAVE AND ALL OF THE LOWER COURTS HAVE SAID THIS CAN GO THROUGH. SAID THIS CAN GO THROUGH. AND THERE’S A DEADLINE HERE. AND THERE’S A DEADLINE HERE. WEDNESDAY IS WHEN THE COURT WEDNESDAY IS WHEN THE COURT RULINGS REQUIRING THIS MATERIAL RULINGS REQUIRING THIS MATERIAL BE TURNED OVER TAKES EFFECT. BE TURNED OVER TAKES EFFECT. SO THERE’S A WEDNESDAY DEADLINE SO THERE’S A WEDNESDAY DEADLINE HERE. HERE. NOW, THE HOUSE HAD SAID TO THE NOW, THE HOUSE HAD SAID TO THE SUPREME COURT, LOOK, WE KNOW SUPREME COURT, LOOK, WE KNOW THAT THIS IS GOING TO TAKE SOME THAT THIS IS GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME TO GET ALL OF THESE FILINGS TIME TO GET ALL OF THESE FILINGS DONE. DONE. SO, WE WOULDN’T OBJECT IF THE SO, WE WOULDN’T OBJECT IF THE SUPREME COURT STRICTLY AS AN SUPREME COURT STRICTLY AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE MATTER, WITHOUT ADMINISTRATIVE MATTER, WITHOUT RULING ON THE MERITS PUTS A HOLD RULING ON THE MERITS PUTS A HOLD ON THE EFFECT OF THE SUBPOENA. ON THE EFFECT OF THE SUBPOENA. AND WE WOULD PROPOSE TO FILE OUR AND WE WOULD PROPOSE TO FILE OUR LEGAL BRIEFS ON NOVEMBER 22nd. LEGAL BRIEFS ON NOVEMBER 22nd. AND JUST A MOMENT AGO, THE AND JUST A MOMENT AGO, THE SUPREME COURT SAID ACTUALLY, SUPREME COURT SAID ACTUALLY, YOU’LL FILE THEM ON THE 21st BY YOU’LL FILE THEM ON THE 21st BY 3:00 IN THE AFTERNOON. 3:00 IN THE AFTERNOON. SO, BY THURSDAY THEN, WE MAY SO, BY THURSDAY THEN, WE MAY GET — THE DOOR WILL BE OPEN FOR GET — THE DOOR WILL BE OPEN FOR THE SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON THE THE SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON THE ACTUAL MERITS. ACTUAL MERITS. SO, THIS STOPS THE CLOCK, IN SO, THIS STOPS THE CLOCK, IN ESSENCE. ESSENCE. BUT IT’S NOT A RULING ON THE BUT IT’S NOT A RULING ON THE MERITS. MERITS. AND THIS WEDNESDAY DEADLINE NOW AND THIS WEDNESDAY DEADLINE NOW HAS GONE AWAY. HAS GONE AWAY. THAT WOULD HAVE FORCED THE TRUMP THAT WOULD HAVE FORCED THE TRUMP ACCOUNTANTS TO START TURNING ACCOUNTANTS TO START TURNING OVER HIS FINANCIAL RECORDS TO OVER HIS FINANCIAL RECORDS TO THE HOUSE. THE HOUSE.>>ALL RIGHT.>>ALL RIGHT. PETE, THANK YOU.

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