US President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the White House on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

US House panel chairman Richard Neal subpoenas Donald Trump’s tax returns

  • Move comes four days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused formal request for the documents
  • Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig have until 5pm next Friday to produce records
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US President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the White House on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin at a fintech and banking conference in Virginia in April. Photo: EPA-EFE

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refuses to release Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress, setting stage for lengthy court battle

  • Official says request for president’s documents ‘lacks legitimate legislative purpose’
  • Democrats are also preparing to cite Attorney General William Barr with contempt over refusal to release full Mueller report
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US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin at a fintech and banking conference in Virginia in April. Photo: EPA-EFE
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