Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president’s planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln Memorial. Citing city and federal financial…

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Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion released on Friday. Federal law “protecting confidentiality of tax returns prohibited the Department…

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