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Mnuchin says fight for Trump's tax returns will likely go to court

One year ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the fight over President Trump's tax returns will likely go to court. “There's a difference in interpretation between Congress and us and the Department of Justice around this law that not only impacts this president and this Congress, but has a very big impact on every...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump's Taxes

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump's Taxes

One year ago   |   By Time

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it's up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump's tax returns.
Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fight between the administration and the House Ways and Means Committee chairman, Rep. Richard Neal, “will go to the third branch of government to be resolved.”
Neal, D-Mass., has subpoenaed six years' worth of Trump's returns with an eye to examining whether Trump is paying all the taxes he owes and whether his web of businesses has created conflicts of interest with his...
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Mnuchin suggests Trump tax-return fight headed for court

Mnuchin suggests Trump tax-return fight headed for court

One year ago   |   By Politico

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested today that he will reject House Democrats' subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns, and that the issue is headed for the courts. Appearing before a Senate panel, Mnuchin was highly critical of the Democrats' demand, saying it would lead to a “weaponization” of the IRS. “We haven't made a decision, but I think you can guess which way we're leaning on our subpoena,” Mnuchin told lawmakers. “There is a difference in interpretation between Congress and us and the Department of Justice around this law,” he said. “This is why there are three...
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Mnuchin says courts need to settle fight over Trump's taxes

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says it's up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump's tax returns.
Mnuchin tells a Senate panel that the fight between the administration and Rep. Richard Neal, the House Ways and Means Committee chairman, "will go to the third branch of government to be resolved."
Mnuchin is sticking to earlier arguments that Neal's demand for Trump's taxes would set a precedent that lawmakers could pursue confidential tax information for political purposes.
Mnuchin calls it "a very important issue...
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