The New York State legislature took final action Wednesday on measures that could be used against President Trump and his associates, including a backdoor way for Congress to view the president’s tax returns.
Days after the New York state Senate approved measures meant to gain access to President Trump’s tax documents, advocates and activists gathered at the capitol in Albany Friday to urge the Assembly to follow suit.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a New York Times investigation finding President Trump's tax figures show over $1 billion in losses from 1985 to 1994. He also comments on reports that Democrats are moving forward with a contempt vote against U.S. Attorney General William Barr, and that Iran has partially retreated from a 2015 nuclear deal.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Robert Mueller has objected to U.S. Attorney General William Barr's description of the Russia investigation, and Barr's expected appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses U.S. Attorney General William Barr's pledge to release a redacted version of the Mueller report "within a week." He also comments on his latest Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and reports that Senator Bernie Sanders is now a millionaire and will release his tax returns.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Massachusetts Democrat Richard Neal's formal request for six years of President Trump's personal tax returns. He also comments on a New York Times report where some of Robert Mueller's investigators say the findings of the Mueller report are more damaging than U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in his summary.
Two United States senators from opposite sides of the country are calling on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to release his tax returns. The staunch Democrats are also pushing legislation that would require it.