Chief Justice Roberts temporarily delays handover of Trump tax documents to House committee

Roberts' order allows the Supreme Court to have time to debate legal issues in the former president's emergency Supreme Court appeal.
Image
President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump
(Win McNamee / Getty Images)

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday temporarily delayed the handover of former President Donald Trump's tax documents to the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee.

Roberts' order will allow the high court time to debate legal issues in the former president's emergency Supreme Court appeal filed Monday.