Trump Asks Court To Block Tax Returns From Congress

NBC News reports:

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump urged a federal judge late Tuesday to block the Treasury Department and the IRS from giving his tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.

Trump’s taxes have long been the Democrats’ “white whale,” the lawyers said. The committee sued the Treasury Department when it refused to hand over the returns during the Trump administration.

But the Biden administration changed positions and agreed to provide the returns, so the committee sought to dismiss the lawsuit. Trump and his companies then intervened, seeking to block the release.

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