“As I understand it, at least as he’s explained it to us, the first step with his request is that the Internal Revenue Service will share it with him as the chairman confidentially,” Beyer said of Neal. “He will then review it and decide what can be shared with the full committee, and then ultimately, what can be shared with the American people.”…

“There is also anticipation that the White House is going to fight back right away, that once that request goes to them there’ll be requests for injunctions,” Beyer said.

Based on that opposition, Beyer predicted that Trump’s returns will remain hidden through the 2020 election.

“I think we need to do the best we can to get them, but it has been suggested more than once that it could be tied up in courts for two years,” he said.