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Donald Trump was the first presidential candidate in decades to refuse to release his tax returns -- concealing his business ties and conflicts of interest from the American people. Congress must use every power it has to obtain Trump’s tax returns from the IRS and put a stop to this cover-up.

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Common Cause

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Earlier this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated that he wouldn't turn over six years President Trump's tax returns -- after House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal...

Earlier this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated that he wouldn't turn over six years President Trump's tax returns -- after House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal requested them about a month ago. Secretary Mnuchin's actions continue a pattern of Trump administration officials protecting the President by ignoring the rule of law.

This threat puts the very foundation of our democracy in danger. We deserve to know about the President's background, experience, and business interests. Trump conducts the people's business from the highest office in the land -- so we should be able to see how he has conducted his private business, too. 

Trump broke with decades of bipartisan precedent by refusing to release his tax returns during his presidential run (and refusing to place his assets in a blind trust after winning). Since then, evidence of how Trump and his family have personally profited from the presidency keeps piling up. 

If Congress lets Trump conceal his tax returns, Americans will remain completely in the dark about his potential conflicts of interest and ties (or whether he paid taxes at all). 

Transparency and accountability should not be partisan issues. Congress must use its power to obtain several years of Trump's tax returns -- and shed light on the President's financial dealings.

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