QT-Online / Saturday, May 18, 2019 / Categories: Top News White House rejects subpoena for Trump’s tax returns The Trump administration is missing another deadline to produce President Donald Trump's tax returns. A top House Democrat says he expects to take the administration to court as early as next week over the matter. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says in a letter Friday that he will not comply with the subpoena from the House Ways and Means Committee for six years of Trump's tax returns because the request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose." Mnuchin's rejection of the subpoena had been expected. Democrats are seeking Trump's tax returns under a 1924 law that directs the IRS to furnish such information to the chairs of Congress' tax-writing committees. U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand. "Given the Treasury Secretary's failure to comply today, I am consulting with counsel on how best to enforce the subpoenas moving forward," Neal said in a statement. Previous Article UN, aid groups say conditions in Syria’s Idlib at crisis point Next Article Djokovic survives scare, Nadal coasts into Rome semi-finals Print 1015 Rate this article: No rating Please login or register to post comments.