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Democratic Congressman Wants to Force Trump Tax Disclosures

Source: Law News

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Signing my tax return…. pic.twitter.com/XJfXeaORbU

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2015

House Democrats on Monday offered a resolution in an attempt keep the issue of the release of Donald Trump‘s tax returns on the negotiating table in exchange for any tax reform bills in the House of Representatives.

Democratic Rep. Hakeen Jeffries introduced the rather unique resolution, according to The Hill, because “it would direct the House to delay consideration of tax-reform legislation until after lawmakers review Trump’s tax returns and determine how the president could benefit from tax-code changes”

As a member of the House Democratic leadership, Jeffries maintains the ability to tag measures as “privileged.” This entitles him to have his matters brought before the House for action within 48 hours, or two legislative days.

Jeffries’ resolution also seeks for the House Ways and Means Committee to be given the ability to obtain and Trump’s returns and review them in a closed session.

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Posted by ColemanMaskell | Tue Apr 4, 2017, 12:55 PM (4 replies)
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