Trump tax returns: Steven Mnuchin refuses to comply with subpoena

House Democrat demands six years of tax returns and expects to take matter to court as early as next week

The US treasury secretary defied a House subpoena for Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, setting up another potential court battle between the executive and legislative branches of the federal government.

Steven Mnuchin said in a letter that the subpoena from the House ways and means committee chairman, Richard Neal, a Democrat, was “unprecedented” and “lacks a legitimate legislative purpose”.

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