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2019-04-08 Home Front: Politix
Sekulow: Tax return request is using 'the IRS as a political weapon'
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-08 05:28|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views ]  Top

#1 This is essentially a search. Where is the "probable cause" and evidence of criminal activity ? Where is the legal precedent ?

Appears to be a violation of the 4th and 14th Amendments regarding lawful searches.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-08 05:39||   2019-04-08 05:39|| Front Page Top

#2 Hot Air - Romney: It’s “Moronic” For Democrats To Think Courts Will Let Them Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns
Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-08 06:05||   2019-04-08 06:05|| Front Page Top

#3 I say, 'release them all'. The tax returns of every member of Congress!
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-04-08 06:46||   2019-04-08 06:46|| Front Page Top

#4 But I thought the Dems wouldn't try something immoral like this unless Republicans did it first!
Posted by gorb 2019-04-08 06:52||   2019-04-08 06:52|| Front Page Top

#5 Didn't Obama (jokingly) threaten to have the IRS audit his enemies?
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2019-04-08 08:41||   2019-04-08 08:41|| Front Page Top

#6  Didn't Obama (jokingly) threaten to have the IRS audit his enemies?

You know it, Rambler!

Just a technical note - if the IRS ever released this information it would not be a 'tax return' in a technical sense. Instead it would be the IRS' 'Record of Account', which is the line-by-line information that's on someone's tax return. It's not as straightforward to read as having a 1040 with al the schedules, though.

One other thing, which I've mentioned a lot of times previously is the matter of rich people getting audited, for which I've estimated a 1 in 5 chance if your AGI (adjusted gross income) exceeds $1 million. Trump has said previously that he wasn't releasing his tax returns for the same reason, which to me means one of two (or maybe both) reasons - a) the IRS is dragging the audit out for whatever reason; and / or b) multiple years are under audit.
Posted by Raj 2019-04-08 09:35||   2019-04-08 09:35|| Front Page Top

#7 When did the Dems ever come clean on anything?
Posted by JohnQC 2019-04-08 11:39||   2019-04-08 11:39|| Front Page Top

#8 Actually I like this. The Democrats could be using their time to pass intrusive and counterproductive laws, write more choking regulations, and persecuting people they don't agree if they want to waste their time on tax returns, that is actually OK with me.
Posted by Tom 2019-04-08 13:53||   2019-04-08 13:53|| Front Page Top

#9 I had the same thought P2K.

Release all politicians' tax returns. Both federal and state.

Watch the cockroaches scatter.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-04-08 16:30||   2019-04-08 16:30|| Front Page Top

#10 Couldn't Ms. Karma (so to speak) release selected (D) returns?
Posted by Bobby 2019-04-08 17:29||   2019-04-08 17:29|| Front Page Top

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