Bloomberg Law Quotes Christopher Rizek: Democrat Neal Tries Anew to Make IRS Release Trump's Tax Returns
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal gave the IRS another opportunity to hand over President Donald Trump’s tax returns before potentially resorting to other legal options.
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“It pisses the members off if you don’t give them information that they think they should have. But for lawmakers, there’s no real effective remedy except to say bad things about them or not take their phone calls,” said Christopher Rizek, a former Treasury official who is now a tax litigator at law firm Caplin & Drysdale. “People expect the rule of law to work smoothly, but that's not always the case.”
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Excerpt taken from the article “Democrat Neal Tries Anew to Make IRS Release Trump’s Tax Returns” by Laura Davison for Bloomberg Law.