Democrats Give America A New Year's Present As Trump's Tax Returns Have Been Released
The House Ways and Means Committee has made public six recent years of Donald Trump's tax returns.
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It is the end of the year. Nothing is supposed to happen. US elected leaders are away from Washington. Americans are preparing to ring in the new year. The pandemic is not dominating our lives anymore. Things are back to normal, right?
As one of the Democratic-controlled House's final acts, the House Ways and Means Committee has released Donald Trump’s tax returns.
On Friday, the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee publicly released documents related to former President Donald Trump's tax returns covering the six years from 2015-2020.
The move comes after committee members voted 24-16 last week to release the documents after sensitive information -- like bank account numbers and Social Security numbers -- had been redacted.
Trump has long fought to keep his tax records private.
Writing that Trump fought to keep his tax returns private is quite an understatement from ABC News.
Here is why the release of Trump’s tax returns matters to our country and democracy.
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