Democrats in Congress can have copies of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a federal court docket dominated Tuesday, concluding a authorized struggle that’s dragged on for years.
Democrats initially requested the returns in 2019 underneath a federal regulation granting sure congressional committees any non-public tax info they formally request from the IRS.
The Trump administration defied the request, and Democrats requested a federal court docket to intervene. A Trump-appointed choose declined to rule on the deserves of the case, however after Joe Biden assumed management of the White House, the Treasury Department reversed its place.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit dominated that complying with the request wouldn’t violate Trump’s rights.
“We expect to receive the requested tax returns and audit files immediately,” Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee mentioned in a tweet Tuesday.
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