The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) has released an opinion supporting the Treasury Department's refusal to comply with a congressional request for President Trump's tax returns. The OLC opinion can be read here and below.
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Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin has sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee denying that committee access to President Trump's tax returns. The letter is available here and below.
A primer on Executive Order 13224, an order issued in 2001 and annually renewed ever since to cut off funding to “specially designated global terrorists” (SDGT) on national emergency grounds.
Delisting the PKK as a FTO not only serves the fight against ISIS, but could also catalyze Turkish and PKK negotiations to enhance Turkey’s security while enshrining greater political and cultural rights for Kurds.