With Democrats projected to retake the House of Representatives, the ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), plans to request President Trump's tax returns, MSNBC's Ari Melber reports.
Should Democrats take control of the House, Neal will become the committee's chair, and will make the formal request, a Democratic committee source said. Melber reports that under federal law, the chair of the Ways and Means Committee has the power to request anyone's tax returns, without a Senate or full House vote. The returns would not become public.
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