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Treasury Misses Deadline to Hand Over Trump’s Tax Returns

HeadlineMay 07, 2019

In more news from Capitol Hill, the Treasury Department failed to comply with a congressional request to hand over six years’ worth of President Trump’s tax returns Monday. In a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the request “presents serious constitutional questions” and “lacks a legitimate legislative purpose.” Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal said he is consulting with legal counsel to determine the appropriate response to Mnuchin’s refusal.

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