Skip to comments.Justice Dept. sides with Treasury over Dem demands for POTUS Trump’s tax returns: ‘Can’t have them’
Posted on 06/17/2019 6:49:38 AM PDT by SleeperCatcher
Democrats in the House have been demanding six years worth of POTUS Donald Trumps tax returns because they say they need them in order to perform their oversight role regarding something but the president has so far refused to cave to the demands.
Last week, the Treasury Department also refused to comply, citing case law and other constitutional provisions that preclude Congress right to review the tax returns of any U.S. citizen (which, of course, the president is not just any U.S. citizen).
Treasurys refusal led House Democrats to huff and puff, with Judiciary Committee chair Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) threatening further actions such as holding more Trump administration members in contempt.
But now the Justice Department has spoken as well and has come out in defense of the president and the Executive Branchs separation of power in backing Treasury.
(Excerpt) Read more at thenationalsentinel.com ...
Yet another example of why, IMHO, the Attorney General is the President’s most important cabinet member. The position must be an absolute loyalist, who will deflect the non-stop legal and investigative attacks on a President.
Its why Sessions was such a disaster for Trump.
"A Democrat Federal judge-president from the island of Guam today issued a ruling that Treasury and the Department of Justice are wrong, and that Trump's tax filings must be handed over immediately"
BOO. EFFING. HOO!
I’m sure some “patriot” at the IRS will leak them eventually. Why wouldn’t they? Nothing will happen to them. Never does.
(Not so much sarcasm, as cynicism)
In CA, vote harvesting is enshrined in law
They have found NOTHING!
President Trump is the most squeaky clean President in US history!
He is obviously the most uncorrupted man in Washington! No wonder the corrupt politicians and their corrupt fellow travelers want to destroy him!
The evil despise goodness.
No one else could withstand such scrutiny!
I thought NY was going to hand them over. Since you have to file the federal with your state.
“You cant always get what you want”.
Sessions, Sessions.... hmmm, you mean the Alabama Senator? He was Atty General? Really?
So Obama hid his birth certificate, Trump hides his tax returns, I wonder what the next president will hide, his driver license?
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