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You’re not getting Trump’s tax returns, Mnuchin tells Democrats

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote that the request from Democratic lawmakers “lacks a legitimate legislative purpose.” | Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images White House The decision was expected, with the agency having previously [...]

IRS blows deadline to hand over Trump tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (shown) told House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal Neal on the first deadline that the Treasury was consulting with the Justice Department on turning over President Donald Trump’s tax returns. [...]

Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo, Leads in Unofficial Voting Returns

JAKARTA, Indonesia — President Joko Widodo of Indonesia was leading by a comfortable margin in early, unofficial returns Wednesday in his re-election bid, as he sought to fend off a challenge by a four-time presidential candidate [...]

Sarah Sanders: Members of Congress not smart enough to review Trump’s tax returns

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders would not say Sunday whether President Trump will order the Internal Revenue Service not to release his tax returns to House Democrats as they renew their efforts to force the disclosure. “The president [...]

With Letter on Sexual Abuse, Pope Benedict Returns to Public Eye

ROME — In his retirement, Pope Benedict XVI is apparently tired of hiding. The former pontiff, who declared he would “remain hidden to the world” when he became the first pope in six centuries to abdicate in 2013, has released [...]

Charles Rettig, IRS commissioner, says he’ll decide on Donald Trump tax returns

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig says it’s his decision – though under the supervision of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin – whether to comply with a request by Democrats to turn over President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Rettig [...]

Mitt Romney: Donald Trump should release tax returns, but Democrats’ legislative push ‘moronic’

Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said President Trump should release his tax returns, but that Democratic efforts to secure them through legislation are “moronic.” “I’d like the president to follow through and show his tax returns,” Mr. [...]

Democrats face minefield if they get Trump’s tax returns

Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal demanded that the administration turn over over six years’ worth of President Donald Trump’s tax returns — but Democrats may face a tougher-than-normal situation with taxpayer secrecy rules. [...]

Trump on House getting his tax returns: ‘They’ll speak to my lawyers’

“Until such time as I am not under audit, I will not be doing that, thank you,” President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump [...]

Inside House Dems’ move to seize Trump’s tax returns

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal said he is confident in his legal standing, given that committee attorneys signed off on the request for the returns. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Finance & Tax The chairman of the House [...]