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Trump tax returns: IRS gives federal tax returns to House Democrat-led committee
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Trump tax returns: IRS gives federal tax returns to House Democrat-led committee

Washington — The Treasury Department has turned over to the House Ways and Means Committee several years of former President Trump's tax returns after the Supreme Court last week declined to block their release.A spokesperson with the Treasury Department confirmed to CBS News that the department "complied with last week's court decision."Trump asked the Supreme Court late last month to intervene after a three-judge panel on the federal appeals court in Washington rejected claims from the former president that the Ways and Means panel's request for his tax information was unconstitutional and lacked a valid legislative purpose.  But in an unsigned order just before Thanksgiving, the high court rejected Trump's request, with no noted dissents. T...
Trump tax returns: Appeals court refuses Trump request to shield from House Committee
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Trump tax returns: Appeals court refuses Trump request to shield from House Committee

Washington – A full federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. dealt another blow to former President Donald Trump's attempt to shield his tax returns from House Democrats on Thursday, refusing a request from the former president to reconsider a three-judge appellate panel's ruling against him.The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled – apparently without any dissenting votes – that Trump's case against the House Ways and Means Committee should not be reheard en banc, or in front of the entire panel. The decision clears the way for the committee to obtain the financial records Trump has repeatedly fought to keep from Congress, but his legal team could still appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court.  Trump's attorneys did not immediately respond to ...