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New NY Bill Allows Congress to Access Trump’s State Tax Returns

HeadlineJul 09, 2019

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday which would give three key congressional committees access to President Trump’s New York state tax returns. The new rule, which requires New York tax officials to release the returns for any “specified and legitimate legislative purpose,” will also apply to the president’s staff, as well as New York elected officials and judges.

House Democrats have so far been unsuccessful in obtaining Trump’s financial records through subpoenas or other means. The Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS last week over their refusal to hand over the documents.

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