the Question of how best to manage the possible paths to a riksrättsprocess against president Donald Trump divides the Democrats. Many people think that over-zealous attempt to fight back while others want to try it going to try.
The so-called Muellerrapporten did not establish that Trump is guilty lagtrots to be a part of the sons of democrats disappointment. But Trump's refusal to disclose their revenue open a different path – if not to impeachment as to the potential accusations of impropriety. There are analysts who believe that Trump tried to avoid tax for many years.
the economy is reported has become possible for the Democrats since they at the end of the year gained a majority in the congressional house of commons, the house of representatives.
the Chairman of the house of representatives so-called Ways and means committee (approximately skatteutskottet), democrat Richard Neal, asked in april to get out Trumps and several of his company's tax returns for the years 2013-2018.
On Friday said Trumpadministrationen, in the form of the minister of finance Steve Mnuchin. It was no, which was expected.
According to the svarsbrevet have the democrats ”no legitimate legal right” to demand the documents. Already earlier in the week flagged Mnuchin that this would be the answer, because he said that he expected that the issue will eventually be settled in court.
persevere in their request, but they have not explained exactly what their next step will be. It determines speaker Nancy Pelosi. In one way or another will of the house of representatives of the judge to decide whether to file a lawsuit against the White house. It will likely take several weeks.
the White house is trying for its part to delay the process as far as it goes, if possible, past next year's elections. Once the matter ended up in court, the legal battle to be drawn out, because the administration will have to appeal all the way up to the Supreme court if it loses in the lower courts.
There are other methods of house democrats to go on, but they are judged to be less attractive. One way would be to vote for brottsanmäla Mnuchin. Where would the decision lie with the ministry of justice, which most probably would not want to prosecute the minister of finance for this.
" I think that the best opportunity for us is to move forward with a lawsuit, said Richard Neal to the reporters on Friday.
that the american presidents to publish their revenue, but Donald Trump is the only president since 1974 which are not voluntary (after political pressure) reported their tax returns for the years immediately before the access. He has, however, released a, for the year 2005.
Gerald Ford (president, 1974-1977) reported only a summary.