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About Damn Time’: DOJ Reverses Course, Orders Treasury to Hand Trump’s Tax Returns Over to Congress


by – July 30, 2021

The US Department of Justice issued a ruling on Friday saying that the US Treasury must comply with requests by federal lawmakers to turn over the tax returns of former US President Donald Trump, long sought by Democrats due to beliefs and hopes that their contents could bar him from returning to office.

In a 39-page memo issued on Friday, Dawn Johnsen, the acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel, said the law requiring the Internal Revenue Service to honor a written request by the House Ways and Means Committee for six years of Trump’s tax returns was “unambiguous.”

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