The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied former president Donald Trump’s request to block the release of his tax records to a congressional committee, according to ABC news.
The court’s order on Tuesday means that the Treasury Department may at any time, hand over six years of tax records from Trump and some of his companies to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Lawmakers said they need Trump’s tax returns from his time as president to help evaluate the effectiveness of annual presidential audits.
Trump argued that Democratic lawmakers are on a fishing expedition designed to embarrass him politically.
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