The decision, due by June, could do even more than crack open Trump’s secret financial world, a few months before the election.
It remains unclear why the Manhattan DA wants to see Trump’s tax returns.
The apparent admission brings new urgency to the legal clash over Deutsche, which worked more closely with Trump than any other bank over two decades.
The House Ways & Means Committee is seeking Trump’s personal and business tax returns using a little-known provision of the federal tax code known as Section 6103.
An IRS memo says he can only refuse to hand over his returns if he invokes executive privilege — which isn't the way he's been resisting.
“The Tax Department is reviewing the allegations in the NYT article and is vigorously pursuing all appropriate avenues of investigation."