Bloomberg Tax
Dec. 29, 2022, 4:49 PM

GOP Hints at Tit-for-Tat Fight Over Democrats’ Trump-Tax Gambit

Laura Davison
Laura Davison
Bloomberg News

Democrats’ plans to release former President Donald Trump’s tax returns could be the start of a tit-for-tat battle using Internal Revenue Service documents to target political foes, a Republican aide said.

Republicans who will take charge of the House Ways and Means Committee in January will face pressure to retaliate by publishing the tax records of Democrats and their allies, the aide said on condition of anonymity, arguing that Democrats may end up regretting the move.

The threat of retribution comes a day before Democrats are slated to release six years of Trump’s personal and business tax records, the ...