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.