08/01/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/01/2021 18:02
WASHINGTON - The Biden Justice Department's recent unprecedented ruling hands over President Trump's private tax returns to a partisan witch hunt by Democrats in Congress that threatens to unleash a new political war threatening the privacy of all Americans' tax returns.
The Justice Department ignored repeated public statements by Democrats that reveal their real intentions throughout their years-long campaign to obtain the President's tax records - intentions that dismiss their 'legitimate' legislative purpose.
Having failed on the first attempt to secure the returns, Ways and Means Democrat Chairman Richard Neal assured the Justice Department in June: 'There have been claims that the true and sole purpose of the Committee's inquiry here is to expose former President Trump's tax returns. These claims are wrong.'
Yet Democrats repeatedly made clear their real intentions throughout their years-long campaign to obtain these records.
In their own words: