In Tax Return Secrecy, Congress Unites
In tax return secrecy, Congress unites
WASHINGTON — No matter what their political affiliation, members of Congress have this in common: They don’t like releasing their tax returns. Only 37 of the 532 members of the House and Senate responded when Roll Call asked for copies of their tax returns over several weeks, starting in April. Most of them declined to release their tax returns.
Here are some of their responses.
Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) is a member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, the House panel that shepherds proposed changes to the tax code through Congress. He told Roll Call that President Donald Trump should release …