Democrats and Republicans Contend over Trump’s Tax Returns

CREDIT: Steve Buissinne

(From Politico)

In their first congressional hearing on the issue, Democrats said they intend to tap a rarely used law to force the release of Trump’s tax information, insisting they need it to help answer a host of questions about his finances. . . .

Republicans argued that would set a dangerous precedent that could allow lawmakers to release the confidential tax filings of not only the president, but others’ as well — such as those of the House speaker, members of Congress, federal employees or political donors.

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