Trump attorney says IRS cannot legally release tax returns

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Donald Trump and Mitch McConnellDid Trump Pick the New IRS Top Attorney to Protect Him From Democrats Trying to Get His Tax Returns?The New York Times is out with another bombshell report even over confirming a new Attorney General. President Donald Trump speaks during a White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council meeting in the Cabinet room at the White House in Washington U. We are confident that this misguided attempt to politicize the administration of the tax laws will not succeed he said. The IRS has said that Trump could release his returns even while under audit. Even with such a purpose Consovoy wrote. A House committee chairman has formally asked the IRS to provide six years of Trumps personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses. Democrats are seeking information about Trumps financial dealings and potential conflicts of interest. He says that requests for tax returns must have a legitimate legislative purpose. Consovoy says Friday in a letter that the request for Trumps tax information is an effort by one political party to harass someone from the other party because of political differences

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