Congressional are suing the over its refusal to hand over copies of the president’s personal returns.
The administration’s refusal to provide the documents represents “an extraordinary attack on the authority of Congress to obtain information needed to conduct oversight of Treasury, the IRS, and the tax laws on behalf of the American people,” the House Committee on Ways and Means told a federal court on Tuesday.
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), the committee’s chairman, asked for six years of ’s personal and business returns, only to be rebuffed by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Mnuchin argued that the request represents an unprecedented abuse of power, since Democrats want the private tax information of a political enemy. But Republicans themselves have