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Trump’s N.Y. Tax Returns Now Available to Congress Under New Law (1)

July 8, 2019, 2:45 PMUpdated: July 8, 2019, 4:42 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure that would give key members of Congress the ability to request President Donald Trump’s state tax returns.

The law opens a new avenue for House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, who has sued the IRS and Treasury Department for refusing to release Trump’s federal returns, to gain insight into Trump’s personal and business financial obligations.

“This bill gives Congress the ability to fulfill its constitutional responsibilities, strengthen our democratic system and ensure that no one is above the law,” Cuomo said in a statement.

Democrats have been seeking...

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