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Democrats Racing Clock After Supreme Court Trump Tax Return Win

Nov. 28, 2022, 9:45 AM

With the Supreme Court refusing to block a House panel from obtaining former president Trump’s tax returns, attention now turns to Congress, where Democrats are racing against the clock before they lose their majority.

The court on Nov. 22 cleared the way for the IRS to transmit the documents to the House Ways and Means Committee after years of back-and-forth litigation. The court did not explain its decision to lift a temporary hold that Chief Justice John Roberts had issued.

Despite the ostensible victory for Democrats, many hurdles stand in the way of them actually making use of the information, ...