Donald Trump spent most of Monday running around in his "tariff man" costume and focusing on how best to go about tanking global markets in the course of inexplicably reigniting the trade war with China, but that doesn't mean the president didn't make time for his favorite hobby: Obstructing justice.
It's been more than a month since Richard Neal formally requested six years of Trump's tax returns and over the course of the last four weeks, Steve Mnuchin has generally stuck to the script. Although the treasury secretary claimed he would act in accordance with the law, it became apparent early on that he had every intention of stonewalling Ways and Means on the excuse that turning over the president's returns would set a "dangerous precedent".
Mnuchin has been assisted in his efforts by the usual suspects. Mick Mulvaney, for instance, said Democrats would "never" see Trump's returns and Maria Bartiromo did her part too, hosting Mnuchin for a silly interview two weeks back, during which the former CNBC "money honey"-turned sycophant asked the treasury secretary a series of softball questions which Steve promptly knocked out of the park. Sarah Sanders took things up another notch, i
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