US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal (right; both seen on Saturday before a Congress meeting about Trump’s 2020 budget proposal), are at loggerheads over whether Trump should release his tax returns. Photo: AFP

Democrats say IRS must hand over Donald Trump’s tax returns within two weeks

  • The House Ways and Means Committee has warned the Internal Revenue Service that it must give documents by April 23
  • Constitutionally, committee chairman Richard Neal has the power to demand the tax returns for any US individual
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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal (right; both seen on Saturday before a Congress meeting about Trump’s 2020 budget proposal), are at loggerheads over whether Trump should release his tax returns. Photo: AFP
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US federal judge Maryanne Trump Barry, sister of Donald Trump, sits in the balcony during Trump's election night rally in New York on November 9, 2016. Photo: AP

Donald Trump’s sister Maryanne Trump Barry retires as federal judge, escaping inquiry on multimillion-dollar tax evasion allegations

  • Review was started in response to citizen complaints filed after report claiming president and his siblings had dodged inheritance taxes
  • Trump’s parents said to have left children more than US$1 billion, for which they paid US$52 million in taxes instead of US$550 million
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US federal judge Maryanne Trump Barry, sister of Donald Trump, sits in the balcony during Trump's election night rally in New York on November 9, 2016. Photo: AP
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