How A Spat Between Two Rich People Gave Congress The Power To Get Trump’s Tax Returns | HuffPost Australia

How A Spat Between Two Rich People Gave Congress The Power To Get Trump’s Tax

Trump’s Returns

Mnuchin is not yet complying with the Democrats’ request for Trump’s tax return partially because he does not see “the legitimacy of the asserted legislative purpose.”

The history of the provision shows, however, that Congress enacted this measure to enable investigations into private individuals and the highest-ranking government officials to ensure that they are not getting favorable treatment or evading their taxes.

Maryanne Trump Barry, the president’s sister, resigned her seat as a federal appeals court judge on Thursday to avoid an investigation into her ― and her brother’s ― alleged tax fraud.

via How A Spat Between Two Rich People Gave Congress The Power To Get Trump’s Tax Returns | HuffPost Australia