Lawmaker demands IRS hand over Trump tax returns by April 23

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Saturday demanded that the Internal Revenue Service hand over the president’s tax returns by April 23.

“I am aware that concerns have been raised regarding my request and the authority of the committee. Those concerns lack merit. Moreover, judicial precedent commands that none of the concerns raised can legitimately be used to deny the committee’s request,” wrote Rep. Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, in a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, whose department oversees the IRS, told reporters at the conclusion of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington that the deadline was “arbitrary.

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