Trump moves to block effort to get his tax returns after DOJ gave green light

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2021
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Lawyers for former President Donald Trump moved to block House Democratic efforts to obtain his tax returns, blasting the push as a political attempt to harm him following the Justice Department greenlighting the effort.

Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal of Massachusetts had requested six years of Trump's tax returns and those of eight Trump-associated businesses in April 2019.

Then-Treasury Secretary Mnuchin rejected the effort in May 2019, and was backed up by the Trump DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel in June 2019. But the Biden DOJ concluded in...

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