The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives. Members of the Ways and Means Committee are not allowed to serve on any other House Committee unless they are granted a waiver from their party's congressional leadership. The Committee has jurisdiction over all taxation, tariffs, and other revenue-raising measures, as well as a number of other programs including Social Security, unemployment benefits, Medicare, the enforcement of child support laws, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and foster care and adoption programs.
President Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the House Ways and Means Committee from acquiring his tax returns from New York State. CBS News legal analyst Rebecca Roiphe joins CBSN to discuss the.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
President Trump has filed a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials in an attempt to keep them from getting their hands on his state tax returns. Mr. Trump.. CBS News - Published
The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy.. Reuters - Published
Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday he will decide by week's end how to respond to the administration's refusal to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns. Reuters - Published