DOJ Backs Up Mnuchin In Refusing To Release Trump's Tax Returns

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Published on June 14, 2019 - Duration: 00:38s

DOJ Backs Up Mnuchin In Refusing To Release Trump's Tax Returns

In a legal opinion released by the Department of Justice on Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was vindicated in his decision not to release the tax returns of President Donald J.

Trump.

According to Reuters, the DOJ held that Mnuchin did not violate the law because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law.

The memorandum from Assistant Attorney General Steven Engel supports the position already taken by the Treasury Department.

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DOJ Backs Up Mnuchin In Refusing To Release Trump's Tax Returns

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