Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocked the release of the former President's tax returns before the House panel on Tuesday.

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This came a couple of days before the tax returns were due to be handed over.

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Trump's lawyers requested Roberts in a lengthy filing on Monday to pause on the matter until they can officially appeal a lower-court

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more likely Trump-aligned Congress. The temporary stay means that it is now possible that the Supreme Court has time to examine the legal issue in a judicial manner

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The federal appellate court denied the appeal in August and permitted the tax records to be submitted for review by the House committee,

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No Congress has ever wielded its legislative power to demand an individual's tax returns.

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