richard neal (politician)

The law is clear: Congress should get Trump's tax returns

The power of Congress to investigate and obtain documents to carry out its legislative powers and oversight of the executive branch is well established. The Supreme Court has long recognized that Congress' authority to obtain information necessary to conduct oversight and investigations is necessarily broad. In 1975, Chief Justice Warren Burger, reaffirmed that "'the scope of [Congress's] power of inquiry . . . is as penetrating and far-reaching as the potential power to enact and appropriate...

Key House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump's tax returns

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal has issued subpoenas for President Donald Trump's tax returns, the committee told CNN on Friday, an escalation in the fight for the President's personal financial records and the latest step this week in Democrats' battle for information from the Trump administration.

Republicans prepare for Democratic request for Trump's taxes

Republicans are bracing for the moment House Democrats formally request President Donald Trump's tax returns, attempting to fully understand the scope of a 1920s law that Democrats say gives them the power to obtain Trump's tax returns with a simple request.