The Other Whistleblower - trump Tax Fraud Investigation

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Donald Trump Actually Has 2 Whistleblowers To Worry About

The tax whistleblower, meanwhile, went straight to Congress ― specifically to the House Ways and Means Committee,
which had sued the Trump administration for refusing to provide copies of the president’s tax returns in response to a formal request. Democrats say they need Trump’s returns to make sure the IRS properly enforces tax laws against the president.

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In a brief last month, the committee told the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that a “federal employee” had approached them with “evidence of possible misconduct” and “inappropriate efforts” to influence an IRS audit of the president. The document provided no further detail about the whistleblower, but in a footnote, Democrats offered to tell U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden all about it in private.

trump's refusal and fighting of releasing tax returns makes more and more sense

the guy is a career criminal and a wannabe mobster
 
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an older article on the issue. can't remember what was going on that day to distract us

House Democrats say whistleblower bolsters case for getting Trump's tax returns

A whistleblower recently made “credible allegations” to the Ways and Means Committee of potentially wrongful interference with the IRS’ presidential audit process, lawyers for the House told a federal court Tuesday.

The disclosure was included in a motion by House Democrats asking Judge Trevor McFadden to summarily order the Treasury Department to turn over President Donald Trump’s tax returns to Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal (D-Mass.). Part of the Democrats’ argument in the case is that they need Trump’s returns to review the effectiveness of the IRS’ routine audits of every president.
 
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this investigation is moving forward as well

House Tax Fight With Trump Has Its Own Whistleblower

The House Ways and Means Committee included the explosive detail among dozens of exhibits to a lawsuit it brought in July, informing Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that an unsolicited communication the committee received from a federal employee included “credible allegations” of possible misconduct including “inappropriate efforts to influence” the mandatory auditing of presidential income tax returns.

copy of the letter that was sent to Mnuchin (dated Aug 8) - shows that IRS whistleblower complaint was received July 29

https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/cwm-neal-exh.pdf
 
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This is an odd story to me. Not jumping to conclusions on this. Wait for more, or any, evidence.
 

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trump's refusal and fighting of releasing tax returns makes more and more sense

the guy is a career criminal and a wannabe mobster
Maybe so.

We Asked Actual Mafia Experts If Trump
Is Really Acting Like a 'Mob Boss'
Well after his presidency comes to an end, we're going to be talking about Donald Trump and the Mafia. The past two years have made that virtually inevitable. Critics have taken note of Trump appearing to support omertà—the Cosa Nostra's signature code of silence—and how his behavior recalled Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, the mob associate who brought down John Gotti. In his book A Higher Loyalty, fired FBI director James Comey went so far as to suggest Trump's demand for personal fealty, which the president has denied making, was like "Sammy the Bull's Cosa Nostra induction ceremony." Later, in his first interview after wrapping up a 17-year prison sentence for drug dealing, Gravano himself responded to Comey, giving Trump a stamp of approval: "The country doesn't need a bookworm as president," he said. "It needs a mob boss."
...The Trump-as-mob-boss trope isn't just the work of Mafia junkies who can't get enough of The Sopranos—it's rooted, at least in part, in the president's official conduct. The omertà moment amounted to Trump decrying that one of his associates, ex-fixer Michael Cohen, actually cooperated with federal investigators exploring hush-money payments to women who said they had affairs with Trump. Last week, the New York Times published a lengthy article addressing Trump's attempts to derail the investigations swirling around him—how he's battled probes "with the same tactics he once used in his business empire: demanding fierce loyalty from employees, applying pressure tactics to keep people in line and protecting the brand—himself—at all costs."...
Trump, which the Times noted had "adopted the language of Mafia bosses" by referring to people like Cohen as "rats," has been offered as an example of an antihero, and his actions—often odious and potentially deadly, like those of mobsters—are folkloric. The American public speaks about him in whispers, about how they knew this thing or that thing long before anybody else. Obviously, too, there's his propensity for nicknames. His former presidential rival, Hillary Clinton: "Crooked Hillary." Kim Jong-un, the dictator of North Korea: "Little Rocket Man." Adam Schiff, a California congressman: "Adam Schitt."...
..."Using words like 'flip' or 'rat,' it's a defensive move from somebody who generally has guilt to bear," Christian Cipollini, who has written numerous books on the mob and runs the website Gangland Legends, told me over the phone. "But I will say this, too: Anyone who built things in the 1980s in New York, they were going to deal with the mob whether they wanted to or not. So, however conscious it is, if you're sitting on the Hill and saying those words, to everyone you've fired or who you think has betrayed you, you're something of a mob boss."

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But probably, Trump has neither the composure nor guts to be a mob boss.
 
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Like Trump sending a letter to Pelosi to put up or shut up. Vote on it, or drop it. She will get it tomorrow.

And Pelosi will tell trump EXACTLY where he can put that letter. She doesn't answer to him. He has NO authority to tell congress what to do, or when to do it. In fact while he refuses to believe it, it's THE OTHER WAY AROUND. Congress has a constitutional (you know, that piece of paper all you conservatives CLAIM to love so much ??) obligation to oversee the executive branch. If, when and what they do is all within congress's constitutional right and discretion.
 
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And Pelosi will tell trump EXACTLY where he can put that letter. She doesn't answer to him. He has NO authority to tell congress what to do, or when to do it. In fact while he refuses to believe it, it's THE OTHER WAY AROUND. Congress has a constitutional (you know, that piece of paper all you conservatives CLAIM to love so much ??) obligation to oversee the executive branch. If, when and what they do is all within congress's constitutional right and discretion.
Then it will have no problem permitting Republicans who wish to defend their president have the same subpoena power by making it official. Being Americans and believing in fairness in this very public matter. Bullshit, of course they wont, they know they are thoroughly corrupt. Not voting on this proves it.
 
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