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Mnuchin Plans to Follow Law, Won’t ‘Weaponize’ Trump Taxes

April 15, 2019, 1:40 PM

“We’re analyzing the law. We’re consulting with the Department of Justice. I want to make sure the IRS is not weaponized as it was during the Nixon administration,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says in a Fox Business Network interview.

  • “You can imagine how dangerous it would be if the IRS was weaponized,” Mnuchin said.
  • “I will follow the law” when determining whether to release President Doanld Trump’s tax returns in response to request by a congressional panel, he said.
  • “This is a constitutional issue, and we’re going to look at it very carefully so that I protect American taxpayers not ...