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Pascrell Praises Supreme Court Ending Trump Tax Return Charade

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“It has been 1,329 days since our committee sought Donald Trump’s tax returns – almost as long as the American Civil War,” said Chairman Pascrell. “And for 1,329 days, our request made under law has been delayed, obfuscated, and blocked by Donald Trump and his adjutants in the government and the courts. Our right to receive these documents is under a century-long statute and our wide…

Pascrell Leads 31 House Democrats Demanding Federal Probe of Ticketmaster

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today led 31 colleagues calling on the Department of Justice to open a formal investigation of Ticketmaster in light of the Taylor Swift tour fiasco. After tickets to Taylor Swift’s newest concert went on sale, countless Swifties have been locked out of purchasing tickets, enduring frustrating delays on Ticketmaster’s portal. The letter is signed by…

Pascrell Asks Attorney General to Investigate Trump IRS Corruption Scandal

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today asked the Department of Justice to open an official criminal probe into allegations made by Donald Trump’s own Chief of Staff that he sought to weaponize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) against his political enemies. “Corrupting the integrity of our tax agency is a gravely…

Pascrell Hammers Latest Report of Trump IRS Corruption

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today reacted angrily to comments from former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that Donald Trump tried to weaponize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to attack his enemies, adding more evidence to earlier reports of IRS corruption by the Trump administration. “The corruption…

Neal and Pascrell Seek Expanded Probe of Unprecedented Trump Use of IRS

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Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today called on the U.S. Treasury Department to expand its probe of former President Donald Trump’s use of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target his political enemies. In a letter to the Inspector General for Tax Administration, Neal and Pascrell wrote:…

Pascrell Applauds New IRS Leader

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today applauded the Biden administration’s announcement that the President would nominate Danny Werfel as the next Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “I applaud the Biden administration for moving to right our tax system,” said Chairman Pascrell who had led calls…

Pascrell Honored with Prestigious Leonardo Da Vinci Award for Public Service

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has been honored with the Leonardo Da Vinci Award for Public Service from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), an annual prize bestowed on some of the leading members of society. Pascrell is the longtime co-head of the Italian American Caucus in Congress. “This recognition is a tremendous honor I accept gratefully,” said…

Pascrell Highlights Massive IRS Tax Gap

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today commented on a new report from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finding continued growth of the already massive net tax gap. The report found that the net tax gap between Tax Year (TY) 2014-2016 was $428 billion, an increase of $48 billion from the previous TY 2011-2013 report. “The…

Pascrell Applauds Fresh IRS Leadership

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, this afternoon celebrated the announcement by the Biden administration that Internal Revenue Service (IRS) head Charles Rettig would be replaced at the top of the agency next month. IRS Deputy Commissioner Douglas O’Donnell will serve as Acting IRS Commissioner following the end of Rettig’s…

Pascrell Blames Heinous Pelosi Attack on Republican Big Lies

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U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. today extended his sympathies to the family of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after a domestic terrorist broke into her home and assaulted her husband. “I condemn the attempted murder of Paul Pelosi and pray with the Pelosi family for his recovery. Now is not a moment for timidity. Let’s be direct. Today’s violence seems to be the direct product of Big…

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