CNN: Justice Department to Weigh in on Subpoena for Trump’s Tax Returns

‘The Justice Department will respond to Democrats in Congress after the Trump administration defied a subpoena of President Trump’s tax returns’


JARRETT: "Well, Jake, later today, the Justice Department is expected to release publicly an opinion from the Office of Legal Counsel, known as OLC over here, essentially supporting the Treasury Secretary’s refusal to hand over President Trump’s tax information. You will recall, the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal, has subpoenaed for about six years' worth of Trump’s personal and business-related tax information. He said that he needs it in order to understand better the auditing process for presidents. The Treasury Secretary has defied that subpoena along with the IRS essentially saying this is all politics, that’s purely pretextual. So we now wait to see the written opinion from the Justice Department, as those agencies have previously said that they were relying on the Justice Department's advice."

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