A confidential IRS memo says that Trump's tax returns must be turned over unless he claims executive privilege over them.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) exposed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's defense of hiding Trump's tax returns as bogus during a Senate hearing.
Trump left for a campaign rally, but instead of talking to reporters, the president took no questions about his tax documents.
Trump turned a cabinet meeting into a closed press event and blocked reporters from covering it after a bombshell report on his tax returns.
The New York State Senate is going to pass a bill that would allow Congress to see Donald Trump's state tax returns as part of their investigations.
House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) said that he is talking to counsel after the White House refused to turn over Trump's tax returns.
A 1924 law allows House Democrats to bypass the subpoena process and directly sue the Treasury Department for Trump's tax returns.
Fox News is claiming that requiring Trump to release his tax returns or not be on the ballot is interfering with voting rights, which it is not.
Mnuchin is trying to pull a Trump sleight of hand with the word "shall" that is clear as day on a statute of the tax code that has never been interpreted otherwise. He is also suggesting somehow that the intent of the people asking him to uphold the law somehow mitigates the law.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has found himself in the hot seat, and if he doesn’t handle things properly he may also find himself in jail.
Last week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the IRS requesting six years of Trump’s personal and business returns. He asked the IRS to provide the documents by Wednesday. And today, Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig will be on Capitol Hill testifying before Congress.
Democratic lawmakers expect these business returns to uncover what they believe are the president’s extensive conflicts of interest, including possible dealings with Russia.
Yesterday House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff announced a broad investigation by his committee into all aspects of Donald Trump, opening up an intense and prolonged battle between Congress and the White House.
Donald Trump’s family fortune was built on illegal tax evasion schemes. He inherited over $400 million from his father, and since then he has increased his net worth in part by cheating on his taxes, just like his father did.
Everyone knows that when Democrats take control of the House in January they will have a massive backlog of Trump scandals to investigate.
But until now nobody had come up with the exact number of scandals that are out there waiting to be investigated.
Democrats on virtually every committee in the House of Representatives are ready to take control now that they find themselves in the majority after the midterms.
After nearly a decade in the minority and two years with no power to pursue oversight of the Trump administration, Democrats have prepared themselves to be the ones in charge.
Another Democratic leader of the House of Representatives is anxiously awaiting his chance to become chairman of a powerful House committee. Of course for that to happen Democrats must take control of the House after November’s elections. But if it does, Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts will become chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, and as a result will be in a position to demand to see a copy of all of President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
On ABC's This Week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) promised a full investigation into Trump including getting his tax returns if Democrats win back the House.
Powerful House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) was asked by the press if Republicans have any interest in getting Trump's tax returns, and he answered no.
The attorney generals for the District of Columbia and Maryland stood before the media and made a devastating point by point case for why Donald Trump is violating the Constitution and why it is up to them to do something about it.
California has come up with a unique solution to Trump and any future candidate's refusal to release their tax returns. A new passed in the state Senate would require all presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns to get a spot on the primary ballot.