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Christopher Rizek Comments on Request for Trump's Tax Returns

April 12, 2019, HuffPost

Donald Trump’s administration has said it needs more time to consider a Democratic request for the president’s tax returns.

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Christopher Rizek, a tax attorney with the firm Caplin & Drysdale and a former Treasury Department official, said the law is clear, both on the duty to hand over tax info and on the fact that Rettig, not Mnuchin, ought to be the one who does it.

“I have a mandatory statutory obligation and I’m told not to do it by my boss?” Rizek said. “You’re in illegal-order territory.”

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Excerpt taken from the article “What’s Next In The Trump Tax Return Fight?” by Arthur Delaney for HuffPost.


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