Following the search warrant executed by the FBI on Monday at former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, leaders from across the country spoke out.

6 Years Of Trump Tax Return Data Could Be Made Public

Former President Trump's tax return data could be made public if voting on Tuesday heads that way.
Former President Donald Trump, TFP File Photo

Former President Trump’s tax return data could be made public if voting on Tuesday heads that way.

The Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to make public six years’ worth of information about former President Donald Trump’s tax returns – a move Trump has fought.

The committee is meeting behind closed doors Tuesday afternoon and is expected to consider whether to release data from Trump’s tax returns from 2015-2020, according to The Associated Press.

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After brief public remarks at 3 p.m. ET, Tuesday, the panel moved into a private executive session with Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., citing “the confidential nature of the subject matter.”

The committee also unanimously voted to have a transcript of the proceedings released when appropriate, ABC News reported.

According to ABC News, Trump’s name wasn’t mentioned, though multiple boxes of his tax documents were seen being wheeled into the room before the meeting.

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, spoke in opposition to House Democrats releasing Trump’s tax returns Tuesday, arguing doing so would set a dangerous precedent of weaponizing tax records.

“It’s the power to embarrass, harass or destroy Americans through disclosure of their tax returns,” Brady said. “After nearly half a century, the political enemies list is back in Washington, D.C., and we worry this will unleash a cycle of political retribution in Congress.”

The committee obtained the information from the Treasury Department last month, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Trump’s request to block an appears court order that he surrender his tax returns and other financial records to the committee.

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On Monday, after 16 months, the Jan. 6 committee referred potential criminal charges for former President Donald Trump and Trump attorney John Eastman to the Department of Justice on Monday.

The committee made its final public presentation Monday about the alleged effort by former President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election results, which included referring the former president for criminal prosecution. 

“We understand the gravity of each and every referral we are making today just as we understand the magnitude of the crime against democracy that we describe in our report. But we have gone where the facts and the law lead us and inescapably,” committee member Rep. Jaime Raskin said before asking for a unanimous consent for the criminal referral.

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The committee’s closing arguments wrapped up a year-and-a-half-long inquiry and detailed findings about the riot, which the committee has called an “attempted coup” that warrants criminal prosecution from the Department of Justice.

On Monday, Former Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News that the Department of Justice should not bring any charges against President Trump related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. 

“How many times did Adam Schiff say that there was evidence of collusion with Russia? Two and a half years we listened to Adam Schiff talk about evidence that he had seen that was never there,” Pence told “America’s Newsroom” hosts Dana Perino and Bill Hemmer.

Rep. Schiff said Sunday he believes the “evidence is there” to pursue a criminal case against Trump. 

“Congress has no formal role in Justice Department decisions and they can make recommendations today,” Pence responded, adding the committee has a “partisan taint” that has led to many Americans ignoring the hearings.

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