"As we move outside of God's jurisdiction, this country has received curses which we're already seeing in the form of droughts and infertility," Rembertus Cornelis Beerepoot argued.
It's the funding source for Social Security and Medicare, but it's become regressive and destructive. Candidates for 2020 should be looking to replace payroll taxes, not use them as a cash cow.
An AP-Norc poll found that just 17 percent of Americans believe they received a tax break under President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans' $1.2 trillion plan, which passed in 2017.
"I was expected to make a $400 loan payment every month, but I had no money, no sustainable income. College ruined my life."
"We will know in year eight, nine or ten what revenues it brought in to the government over time," Congressman Kevin Brady said.
According to an analysis of the report, the IRS has in recent years decreased audits and criminal investigations and levies mostly on large corporations, pass-through business, and high-income individuals.
"We are not beyond holding in contempt, sanctioning or even using the Sergeant at Arms to bring someone in," Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) said.
"New York lawmakers are providing a new avenue for the House Ways and Means Committee to obtain these crucial financial documents. As soon as this bill becomes law, all Chairman Neal will have to do is ask," a progressive advocacy group stated.
"I would proceed with throwing their rear ends in jail," Democratic Representative Bill Pascrell told Newsweek. "Why simply toss it laterally to the courts?"
"Prime Time" host makes joke about claims Trump's businesses lost more than $1 billion between 1985 and 1994.
The Colorado senator called the president's tax losses of more than $1 billion earlier in his career—and the subsequent dodging of taxes—the "best example lately of socialism in this system."
As Donald Trump defended his "art of the deal" persona amid reports he lost $1 billion during his business heyday, the celebrity businessman-turned-politician also faced major diplomatic troubles.
"Is he living under a rock?!" New York Representative Nita Lowey asked in response.
A Ways and Means Committee member told Newsweek that no matter what action the House panel takes next, the Treasury Department's refusal will eventually "end up before a judge."
Top Republicans Mitt Romney, Mick Mulvaney and Jay Sekulow said Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns.
House Democrats requested six years' worth of the president's tax returns through the IRS and began the process to subpoena the full and unredacted Mueller report.
Federal policy is a logical place to start, but state policymakers are missing a key opportunity if they don't join this national conversation.
Due to the president's conflicts of interest through his various businesses and properties, which he still owns, Democrats have said his tax returns could shine light on possible ethical or legal wrongdoing.
Maria Elvira Salazar added that socialism essentially "destroys the concept that you reap what you sow" and "destroys those who want to produce wealth for the benefits of society."
"The way our economies are organized means wealth is increasingly and unfairly concentrated among a privileged few while millions of people are barely subsisting," said Oxfam's director of campaigns and policy, Matthew Spencer.
The bad news is during a shutdown, Smithsonian museums are closed. The good news is that now you have more time to file your taxes.
The wealthiest Americans used to pay for the government through taxes. Now they pay for the government by lending it money, with interest, and profit from the rest of us. This has to stop.
Despite the president's suggestions for landlords to offer leniency, his own business record paints the contrasting image of a New York landlord who repeatedly reaped the benefits of dodging taxes at the expense of his tenants, causing rent prices to artificially increase for rent-regulated units.
The same Democrats who cried foul at the GOP's release of private tax information on companies targeted by the IRS under Obama now prepare to do the same to Trump.
The 37-year-old is thought to be under investigation for tax evasion.