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To Get Trump’s Tax Returns, Democrats Must Show They Have A Good Reason

Credit: Wochit News
Published on April 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

To Get Trump’s Tax Returns, Democrats Must Show They Have A Good Reason

A looming legal showdown between Democrats and the White House over lawmakers’ bid to vet President Donald Trump’s tax returns could turn on a single question: Why do Democrats want them?

While Democrats are relying on a statute declaring that the Treasury Secretary “shall” hand over any returns requested by the heads of Congress’ tax committees, the courts have said lawmakers need a legitimate legislative reason for their investigations.

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To Get Trump’s Tax Returns, Democrats Must Show They Have A Good Reason

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