Some calls and visits to our congressional delegation may be in order to urge them to support Pascrell’s efforts
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) said in an interview published Saturday that a 1924 law could be invoked to examine President Donald Trump’s tax returns for possible violations and conflicts of interest.
Pascrell, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, asked the committee’s chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) to order the Treasury Department to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to the committee, according to a statement released by Pascrell’s office on Feb. 1.
“The Presidential campaign is over and the fear that a political opponent will try to use tax returns for electoral benefit is passed,” Pascrell wrote. “President Trump is now governing while also owning a business with international investments. The Constitution faces unprecedented threats due to this arrangement.”
He is seeking the last 10 years of Trump’s taxes, according to the statement, and requested a response from Brady by Wednesday.
Via TPM. Lauren Victoria Burke
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