Month: May 2019

The Hill: Treasury Department rejects Dem subpoena for Trump tax returns

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, said in a statement Friday that “Congress shrinks its own power if it does not deploy its most credible remedy—inherent contempt.” If Congress uses its inherent contempt powers, it could detain or fine administration officials who don’t comply with their subpoenas. Read …

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HuffPost: Trump Administration Defies Tax Disclosure Law

Neal said Monday he would talk to committee lawyers about his next move. Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) said Democrats needed to take immediate legal action. “We cannot allow this bad president to set bad precedent,” Doggett said. “If Trump once again faces only Republican silence and Democratic timidity, he will …

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Common Dreams: ‘Tired of Getting Ripped Off,’ Key Swing District Voters Want Candidates Willing to Take on Big Pharma: Poll

Polling data released Wednesday found that voters in key swing districts overwhelmingly favor candidates who are willing to directly confront Big Pharma to bring down soaring prescription drug costs. … Progressives, on the other hand, are throwing their weight behind a bill—led by Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas)—that would allow Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices, …

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