Devdiscourse
Development News Edition
Give Feedback
VisionRI - Urban Development

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuse House subpoena for Trump's tax returns


Devdiscourse News Desk washington dc United States
Updated: 18-05-2019 01:43 IST
U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuse House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

Image Credit: IANS

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.

"We are unable to provide the requested information," Mnuchin said in a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, who subpoenaed Trump's individual and business returns a week ago and set a 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) Friday deadline for their delivery.

Mnuchin reiterated his contention that Neal's panel lacks a legitimate legislative purpose for obtaining the tax returns, a claim Democrats reject.

COUNTRY : United States

POST A COMMENT