In one-two punch to Donald Trump, Justice Deptartment approves release of taxes, memo

Donald Trump has long fought to keep his tax records from congressional investigators.

Washington: Former US president Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday, local time, when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and disclosed a memo showing he urged top officials last year to falsely claim his election defeat was “corrupt”. The department, reversing course from the stance it took when Trump was in office, paved the way for the Internal Revenue Service to hand over the Republican businessman-turned-politician’s tax records to congressional investigators – a move he has long fought.

Source: In one-two punch to Donald Trump, Justice Deptartment approves release of taxes, memo

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