Democrat Neal Tries Anew to Make IRS Release Trump’s Tax Returns

April 13, 2019, 2:11 PM

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal gave the IRS another opportunity to hand over President Donald Trump’s tax returns before potentially resorting to other legal options.

Neal, a Massachusetts Democrat, sent a second letter to the Internal Revenue Service on Saturday, asking for six years of Trump’s personal and business returns, citing a section of the tax code that allows the chairman of the tax committees to request the returns of any taxpayer, including the president.

“I am aware that concerns have been raised regarding my request and the authority of the Committee,” Neal wrote. “Those concerns lack ...

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