Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday he won’t comply with a subpoena requesting President Donald Trump’s tax returns. In a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, Mnuchin said the panel’s request “lacks a legitimate legislative purpose,” and that the Treasury is not authorized to disclose Trump’s returns. Mnuchin said earlier this week he expected the dispute to go to court. In a statement, Neal said he will consult with counsel on how to best the enforce the subpoenas. “The law, by its terms, does not allow for discretion as to whether to comply with a request for tax returns and return information,” Neal replied.
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