House Democrats urge Supreme Court to release audio from travel ban arguments

March 26, 2018
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A group of congressional Democrats is urging Chief Justice John Roberts to make immediately available an audio recording of next month’s arguments in the case challenging President Trump’s travel ban.

The justices will hear arguments in the case April 25, and the five House Democrats believe the Supreme Court should make audio available on its website upon their conclusion.

“Giving the American people direct and timely access to this case means that more citizens will have the opportunity to experience firsthand the care with which the court considers issues that affect the country and its public discourse,” Reps. Mike Quigley of Illinois, Jerrold Nadler of New York, Hank Johnson of Georgia, Zoe Lofgren of California, and Gerry Connolly of Virginia wrote in their letter to Roberts.

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