George Yin

Congress Can Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns

Washington Post


Though our new president may not realize it, Congress has the power to obtain his tax returns and reveal them to the public without his consent, including returns under audit. As just urged by Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.), legislators seeking information on President Trump’s possible conflicts of interest should immediately exercise this authority rather than wait for the passage of new veto-proof legislation — a highly uncertain prospect — that would have the same effect.


George K. Yin, Congress Can Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns, Washington Post A17 (February 7, 2017).

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