Trump Tax Fight Faces New Urgency After Impeachment Acquittal

Feb. 7, 2020, 6:23 PM

President Donald Trump has put impeachment behind him, but he’s got another battle ahead with Democrats that’s been brewing for almost a year: access to his tax returns.

The fight now is playing out in the courts, including a Supreme Court argument set for March 31. House Democrats contend they need to pry free Trump’s tax records as part of their oversight duties to determine whether he’s broken any tax laws, has financial ties to foreign governments or is being properly audited by the Internal Revenue Service.

There’s no guarantee they can get the documents they seek before November’s election ...

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