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Brady On Mnuchin’s Letter to Neal Regarding Request for POTUS’ Tax Returns

April 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent a letter to Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) in response to the Chairman’s 6103 request to obtain six years of the President’s tax returns:

“The Democratic request for the President’s tax returns is unprecedented and sets a dangerous precedent.  The intent of Section 6103 is clear: the tax code must not to be used for political fishing expeditions.  The Treasury Department is right to carefully review the privacy impact this request would have on every taxpayer.”