But in the letter, Mr Neal told IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig: "None of the concerns raised can legitimately be used to deny the committee's request".
Neal, D-Mass., argues that a 1920-era law saying the IRS "shall furnish" any tax return requested by Congress "is unambiguous and raises no complicated legal issues" and that the Treasury Department's objections lack merit.
"I am aware that concerns have been raised regarding my request and the authority of the Committee", Neal wrote.
In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), House Ways and Means chairman Richard Neal said failure to comply with the new deadline would be interpreted as a denial of request.
In that letter, Mnuchin also questioned the scope of Congress's investigative authority and Neal's stated reason for the request - that he wants them to insure that the IRS is properly auditing presidents. Neal asked for Trump's personal and business returns from 2013-18. He said that he was under audit and didn't intend to turn anything over until that process had been completed.
The president has told those close to him that the attempt to get his returns were an invasion of his privacy and a further example of the Democratic-led "witch hunt" - which he has called special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation - meant to damage him. "People expect the rule of law to work smoothly, but that" s not always the case". "Lo and behold, we have Donald Trump's tax returns here in the state of NY and we can provide them to Congress if the IRS, if the Treasury Department won't".
Trump appears prepared to fight this to the Supreme Court. With an eye to a legal challenge, Neal told Rettig that he has two weeks to respond - by 5 p.m. on April 23.
Neal also wrote that concerns about the committee's access to the returns were "baseless".
Trump has said repeatedly throughout the 2016 presidential campaign and his presidency that he can't make public his tax returns because he is under audit.
William Consovoy, whose firm was retained by Trump to represent him on the matter, has written the Treasury's general counsel and said the congressional request "would set a risky precedent" if granted and that the IRS can not legally divulge the information.
A witness told CNN affiliate WCCO that the child's mother was screaming that someone had thrown her child from the balcony. Following that incident, he was convicted of obstructing a legal process by interfering with a police officer.
Lomachenko has retained his WBO and WBA lightweight titles after the one-sided bout at the Staples Center. Lomachenko then showed why it was a bad idea for Crolla (34-7-3), whose toughness wasn't enough.
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Shepstone walked by the display with her dog as Gangi was being interviewed by PIX 11 and said she would like to take it down. Clifton police are investigating the incident, but it wasn't clear Wednesday if the woman will face any charges.
The Warriors, trying to limit the worry, called it a "mild foot sprain" and said his exit was only precautionary. Curry got the start on Tuesday night knowing he'd sit out on Wednesday, and naturally, he turned his ankle.
Latimer said it would be under Amler's authority to declare any county-wide measures to contain the spread of the virus. Protection against an infectious disease will occur only if at least 93 percent of a child's community is vaccinated.
On Friday afternoon they released a statement reminding fans to observe the planned minute's silence or face punishment. A win for Liverpool will have them well placed in the battle for the Premier League title against Man City .