Trump’s tax returns are due to be released on March 15

Jan. 6 panel extends deadline for Trump to produce documents

FILE – This March 4, 2017, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington, D.C. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday Jan 4, 2020, that President Donald Trump must produce two years of financial records to House Democrats on March 15. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

FILE – This March 4, 2017, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington, D.C. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday Jan 4, 2020, that President Donald Trump must produce two years of financial records to House Democrats on March 15. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to postpone a Friday deadline for President Donald Trump to turn over documents connected to a federal investigation of his associates (all times local):

10:35 p.m.

One of the nation’s top federal appeals judges, appointed by President Barack Obama, says he cannot think of another case in which a dispute as urgent and deep has been resolved by a lower court ruling.

The Supreme Court’s order postponing the disclosure of Trump’s tax returns is “a case in which there was no clear, firm determination about the ultimate issues” by the lower courts, said Judge Stephen Reinhardt, an Obama appointee on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Reinhardt said he is not confident that the legal question regarding the President’s possible conflicts of interest will be resolved by the Supreme Court’s order postponing the tax disclosure deadline.

He spoke as the court’s order postponing the disclosure deadline was being prepared for release.

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10:23 p.m.

The Supreme Court has postponed its Friday deadline to release a four-page subpoena letter it says is part of a congressional investigation into President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

The high court’s order postponing the disclosure deadline was signed by Justice

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