Published: Tue, April 16, 2019
Worldwide | By Angelina Lucas

White House pushes back on request for Trump tax forms

White House pushes back on request for Trump tax forms

"Congress should come back to D.C. now and FIX THE IMMIGRATION LAWS!" he wrote on Twitter.

In the last Congress, the Committee of Ways and Means issued a formal report concerning a House resolution of inquiry seeking information substantially similar to the information you request.

The talk of bringing Miller before lawmakers comes days after the Washington Post reported that he played a key role in a plan first discussed a year ago to release undocumented immigrants into "sanctuary cities" represented by President Donald Trump's Democratic critics.

According to the Post, the driving force behind the controversial policy that DHS officials felt compelled to report, was none other than Miller, who the newspaper said played a "key role" in the plan, which was reportedly first discussed past year.

"Whether or not it moves forward, that's yet to be determined", she said on Fox, acknowledging that the idea had been rejected by DHS lawyers several times. "Not only does the Administration lack the legal authority to transfer detainees in this manner, it is shocking that the President and senior Administration officials are even considering manipulating release decisions for purely political reasons", Reps.

Trump says he won't give tax returns to Congress as deadline looms
And even if we were able to get our hands on Trump's returns, the likelihood of finding anything criminal is somewhat unlikely. On Sunday, Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney , said Democrats would "never" see Trump's tax returns.

Lawmakers from Trump's Republican party have accused Omar of minimising the 9/11 attacks, while critics of the president say he took Omar's words out of context in order to stoke anti-Muslim sentiment.

But with Central American migrants flooding across the United States southern border, the ongoing border crisis is showing no signs of letting up, and there's been no progress on immigration reform from Congress.

The White House is also weighing stricter limits on certain types of visas. The U.S. Border Patrol said the number of families apprehended in March, 53,000, set a new record, though Democrats say the administration is worsening the problem by aggressively detaining people caught entering illegally and limiting the number of applicants for refugee status who are processed. It asks for them by May 3. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that's not gonna happen.

BURNSVILLE, MN - APRIL 15: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable on the economy and tax reform at Nuss Trucking and Equipment on April 15, 2019 in Burnsville, Minnesota. Once Democrats regained control of the House in last November's midterm elections, trying to seek Trump's taxes to delve into both his personal and business ties and determine whether there could be any foreign financial entanglements has become a key oversight priority.

In recent weeks, Trump has said that the American people elected him without seeing his taxes and would do it again.

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