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Politics May 21Congressional leaders make progress on debt, spending talks
Top leaders of both parties in Congress made better-than-expected progress Tuesday on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government's borrowing limit.
Politics May 15Mnuchin says courts need to settle fight over Trump’s tax returns
The Treasury secretary told a Senate panel that the fight over Trump's tax returns "will go to the third branch of government to be resolved."…
Politics May 10House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns
Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal issued the subpoenas Friday, days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with demands to turn over Trump's returns.
Politics May 10House approves $19 billion disaster aid bill over Trump opposition
The measure passed over the opposition of most Republicans, who said it should include the Trump administration's $4.5 billion request for border security and migrant humanitarian aid.
Politics May 06Trump administration refuses to turn over president’s tax returns to House
The move, which was expected, is sure to set in motion a legal battle over Trump's tax returns.
Politics May 01GOP try to break gridlock between Trump, Democrats on disaster aid bill
The White House is displaying new flexibility on giving disaster aid to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico but Republicans' latest offer has not won over Democrats.
Politics Apr 13Top House Democrat steps up demand for Trump’s tax returns
A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to respond by an April 23…
Politics Apr 10Mnuchin says Treasury unable to deliver Trump tax returns by deadline
Mnuchin told House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, who made the request a week ago, that Treasury respects congressional oversight but needs more time to review the "unprecedented" request.
Politics Apr 10Trump says he won’t deliver tax returns to Congress
President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that "I would love to give them, but I'm not going to do it while I'm under audit." The IRS says there's no rule against subjects of an audit from publicly…
Politics Apr 09Mnuchin says he’ll ‘follow the law’ on House request for Trump tax returns
Secretary Mnuchin revealed that Treasury Department lawyers have talked to the White House counsel's office about the question of releasing President Donald Trump's returns, telling lawmakers that the consultations occurred before the request arrived last week.