In the dispute over the release of his tax returns has suffered US President Donald Trump once again, a defeat in court. The court of appeals in Washington ruled on Wednesday that Congress may require the submission of trump's income tax returns for the past eight years.
It rejected a renewed appeal to the President. Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow announced according to U.S. media immediately after the decision to pull in front of the Supreme court. Trump locks so far stubbornly against all the calls of justice investigators, as well as the opposition Democrats in the Congress, to publish his tax returns. He is the first US President since Richard Nixon, for keeping these documents secret.
Chicane is the response from the White house
The Democrats suspect that the former real estate Mogul could have been bloated for the receipt of loans of its assets. Moreover, you accuse him of his refusal to possible conflicts of interest obscure. In April, a Committee of the house of representatives Trumps, therefore called on former tax Advisory firm Mazars to submit its tax records. However, Trump moved, unsuccessfully, in court - yet. The White house criticized the tax investigation in Congress as a "Chicane".
trump's democratic adversary, of the Biden presidential candidates, Joe, welcomed the decision of the court of appeal. "The American people deserve to know what is Donald Trump hiding in his tax returns," wrote Biden in the short message service Twitter. (sda/red)
Created: 14.11.2019, 16:17 PM