Trump hires constitutional law attorney to block Democrats from obtaining his tax returns

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President Donald Trump has retained a constitutional law attorney to fight Democrats who this week officially filed to obtain his tax returns. Representing President Trump is William Consovoy who also represented him in his emoluments clause case. requests for tax information are not consistent with governing law we are confident that this misguided attempt to politicize the administration of the tax laws will not succeed. WASHINGTON An attorney representing President Trump argued Friday that a request for the presidents tax returns would set a dangerous precedent if granted and that the Internal Revenue Service cannot legally divulge the information. Richard Neal has formally asked the IRS to provide six years of Trumps personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses. He said requests for tax returns must have a legitimate legislative purpose. Consovoy said that Neals request for Trumps tax information is to damage him politically. Consovoy outlined his concerns in a four page letter to the Treasury Department

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