NBC News Talks to Christopher Rizek on Trump's State Taxes
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law legislation designed to make it easier for Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns.
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Christopher Rizek, an attorney at the Caplin & Drysdale tax law firm and former Treasury Department legislative counsel in the Clinton administration, told NBC News that Neal's concerns might "be a little bit overblown" with regard to how making the state request would affect his federal lawsuit.
"The whole point of the statute is to give Chairman Neal an alternative way to get some of the same information, and I think it's kind of separate," said Rizek, who also served as an attorney in the Department of Justice's tax division during the Reagan administration.
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Excerpt taken from the article “The One Democrat Who Can Get Trump's State Taxes Doesn't Want To. That's Infuriated The Left.” by Allan Smith for NBC News.