Showing posts with label DOJ Says Mnuchin Was Right to Defy House Dems Request for Trump’s Tax Return. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DOJ Says Mnuchin Was Right to Defy House Dems Request for Trump’s Tax Return. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 19, 2019


By Sara A. Carter, June 15, 2019

The DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel issued a 33-page memo on Friday supporting a decision by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to defy a request from House Democrats for President Trump’s tax returns.

In May, Mnuchin defied requests made by the House Ways and Means Committee and refused to comply with a subpoena, setting up a legal battle between the two branches of government.