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Old 05-09-2019, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Steophan View Post
And when it has been found by the courts that the law does, in fact say that, and is constitutional, then they can see the tax return. Which would mean the Supreme Court going against its own precedent, and (sadly) more importantly going against its partisan bias.
What precedent? SCOTUS has never denied the use of this Congressional power, as far as I can tell.

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There's a strong implication from people in this thread that Trump should be subject to an illegal or unconstitutional investigation because he's dangerous and evil. That's not a great precedent to set.
I see no such implication. I see a lot of implication that Congress should investigate possible wrongdoing by the President and his administration, which is about as common and precedented as passing bills in Congress.

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