The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for Trump’s tax dollars to be released to Congress.
Trump on Wednesday lashed out at the court in a series of posts on Truth Social.
Trump’s appointment cemented the court’s 6-3 majority vote, leading to the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
Former President Donald Trump criticized the Supreme Court in a series of Truth Social posts on Tuesday after the Supreme Court denied his request to prevent Congress from obtaining his tax records.
Trump said, “I wouldn’t be surprised if the Supreme Court ruled against me. It sets a terrible precedent,” he said. Position early Wednesday morning. “The Supreme Court has lost its honor, prestige and status, and has become nothing more than a political institution for which our country pays the price.”
of follow up postTrump rehashed complaints about court handling of the 2020 election and referenced reports of leaked opinions. Recently, the 2014 Hobby Lobby judgment on contraception also leaked.
He also accused the court of “petrifying” Democrats and trying to do what is “politically correct” instead of “doing what is best for America.”
on Tuesday, Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to prevent his tax returns from being released to Congress. The move gave House Democrats, who have been seeking their return since 2019, access to the documents just before they lost their majority in the House in January.
Breaking with tradition, Trump refused to publicly release his tax returns when he ran for president in 2016.
Trump has petitioned the Supreme Court to block the IRS from releasing his tax records to the House of Representatives. The court gave no explanation or objected to its denial of his request.
According to recent polls, trust in the Supreme Court all-time lowBut the tribunal is often endorsed by many on the right as one of Trump’s greatest achievements. In his first term as president, Mr. Trump said that Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney were appointed to his three justices for Barrett, and that his 6-to-3 conservative majority on the court We have confirmed that it will likely be maintained for years to come.
The court’s new composition resulted in important decisions praised by Republicans and condemned by Democrats. is to cover Trump’s core promise.
A Supreme Court attorney did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
Chief Justice John Roberts Other members of the High Court continue to defend its legitimacy despite mounting criticism.
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