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Pascrell Praises Release of Nixon Tax Return Precedent

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) reacted to the revelation by the House Ways and Means Committee of records of Richard Nixon’s tax returns that were obtained in 1973 and 1974 by the Joint Committee on Taxation under 26 U.S.C. § 6103(f). “We already know that the law is on our side, but the primary sources released today are living proof of Congress’s power under Section 6103,” said Rep. Pasc... Read more »

Pascrell Belittles Trump Lawsuit Against Congress

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted with ridicule to a report that Donald Trump was suing the House Ways and Means Committee, as well as the state of New York, to block release of his business and personal tax returns. “We’re entering Alice in Wonderland territory,” stated Rep. Pascrell, a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee. “First Congress was forced to sue this admini... Read more »

Pascrell Cheers Tax Returns Lawsuit

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, praised the lawsuit filed by the Committee against the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig to compel the release of Donald Trump’s business and personal tax returns pursuant to Chairman Richard Neal’s request for th... Read more »

Pascrell Responds DOJ Opinion on Trump Tax Returns

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel opinion providing legal justification for Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s repeated refusal to furnish the Trump tax returns to Congress: “That Trump and Barr drop this so-called legal opinion on a Friday evening says all there is about what they think of its m... Read more »

Pascrell Calls for Expanded Investigation of Trump Tax Stonewall

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) reacted to a new report that a confidential Internal Revenue Service analysis concluded that the agency had to provide Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress pursuant to Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal’s (D-MA-01) request under 26 U.S. Code § 6103(f). “Steve Mnuchin’s performance this morning was typically embarrassing in its obfu... Read more »

Pascrell Applauds Subpoenaing of Trump Tax Returns

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) reacted to House Ways and Means Charmain Richard Neal’s (D-MA-01) decision to issue subpoenas for the Trump Tax Returns. "This move is necessary only because Trump, Mnuchin, and Rettig have signaled their disdain for our laws over and over again. Chairman Neal is upholding the sacred prerogative of the Article I branch against a regime openly hostile t... Read more »

Pascrell Comments on Bombshell NYT Report

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) reacted to the bombshell New York Times investigation revealing more than a billion dollars in losses for Donald Trump between 1985 and 1994. The shocking report also revealed that Trump was able to avoid paying taxes for years. "We can draw two primary conclusions from this blockbuster report. First, Donald Trump's entire tenure is b... Read more »

Pascrell Assails Mnuchin Letter

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, reacted to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s letter to Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA-01) again refusing to comply with Neal’s request for Donald Trump’s tax returns pursuant to the chairman’s clear power under 26 U.S. Code § 6103(f). “This absurd letter calls Congress doing its... Read more »

Pascrell Hammers Tax Return Stonewalling

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Last night, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) harshly criticized a letter from Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin signaling that the Trump administration would stonewall House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal’s (D-MA-01) request for Donald Trump’s tax returns, pursuant to his clear power under 26 U.S. Code § 6103(f). “This is calculated stonewalling even at the cost of breaking th... Read more »

Pascrell, Eshoo Hail Upcoming Hearing on Presidential Tax Returns

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) issued a joint statement on the announcement by the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight that it would convene a hearing Feb. 7 to assess existing authority and proposed legislation on presidential tax returns, including their legislation, H.R. 273, the Presidential Tax Transparency Act. The legislati... Read more »

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