DOJ backs decision to not release Trump’s tax returns

DOJ backs decision to not release Trump’s tax returns

The DOJ ruled in a new advisory opinion released Friday that the IRS would have been breaking the law if it had turned President Trump’s tax returns over to Congress without his permission. The ruling is the basis for Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s decision to refuse to comply with a House committee’s demand for the tax returns.

KCooper
KCooper
tenoclock
tenoclock 8 months

Well duuuuhhhhhh!

Captain Obvious
Captain Obvious 8 months

hahahahahahahahahajahahahahahajahahahahaha

trollingyou
trollingyou 8 months

Taxation is Theft

Jay Walsh
Jay Walsh 8 months

Well, it's pretty obvious to everyone but a liberal and a mentally-challenged individual (but i repeat myself) that the ONLY reason congress wants his tax filings is to try and dredge up anything they can on the man. What I find hilarious is that, we can assume, Trump's taxes are extremely complicated because of his businesses and holdings... yet these rubes in Congress think they'll be able to figure them out.

J. S. Dietrich
J. S. Dietrich 8 months

If there's nothing legal going on with his taxes, then what's the point? Trump's supports arent going to abandon him for the Dems that easily.

Sean McQuilliams
Sean McQuilliams 8 months

Doubtful Congress could understand 1st page of 1040; let alone the hundreds of schedules that follow initial 1040

IIZard
IIZard 8 months

Because they don't want to be subpoenaed for doing their job. They are Democrats, they know the dnc are desperate for a scapegoat.

Ryan Mgrd
Ryan Mgrd 8 months

ofc Antifa would be doxing every single CEO of every company that works with Trump.

Matthew Rowley
Matthew Rowley 8 months

whoa whoa whoa...the DOJ is aware that agreeing with Donald John Trump is not allowed, right? I mean its 2019 c'mon.

Sage6058
Sage6058 8 months

Trump should never release his taxes but if he does, he must stipulate that Pelosi, her husband, and children must release theirs as well. You'll see some crawfishing real quick!

AY-MO
AY-MO 8 months

What a shocker the corrupted DOJ backs there leader.

MisterMotion
MisterMotion 8 months

Right, like when th Obama administration taxed the right wing more. Exactly like that difference of opinion

Hazmatt
Hazmatt 8 months

Wow reading the comment section they really put to much lead in the water in the USA.

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