DOJ Says House Democrat’s Request for Trump Taxes Raises ‘Serious Risk of Abuse’

by Chuck Ross   The Justice Department on Friday backed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a battle with Congress over the release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns. In a 33-page opinion, the head of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, Steven A. Engel, said a request made by…

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House Democrats Issue Subpoena for President Trump’s Tax Returns

by Molly Prince   House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal subpoenaed the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service on Friday to obtain President Donald Trump’s last six tax returns. “After reviewing the options available to me, and upon the advice of counsel, I issued…

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US House Panel Chairman Gives IRS April 23 Deadline on Trump Taxes

The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Saturday set a new April 23 deadline for the Internal Revenue Service to comply with his request for six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns. In a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, Ways…

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US House Panel Asks IRS for Six Years of Trump’s Tax Returns

The head of a House Ways and Means Committee is formally asking the Internal Revenue Service to turn over the last six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Congressman Richard Neal chairs the committee, which oversees tax policy, as Democrats seek to examine Trump’s complex business empire. Trump is…

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