WASHINGTON — House Republicans have rejected a Democratic effort to require the Justice Department to provide Congress with information about President Trump’s finances and possible campaign ties to Russia.

The Republican-led Judiciary Committee defeated the resolution on an 18-16 party-line vote Tuesday. Republicans said it would be premature and duplicative of their own efforts on the matter.

The committee vote came a day after the full, Republican-led House blocked an attempt by Democrats to force Trump to release his tax returns to Congress.

The resolution of inquiry, introduced by Rep. Jerold Nadler, D-N.Y., would have sought information related to an investigation on Trump’s ties to Russia and potential financial conflicts of interest, but wouldn’t have forced the Justice Department to turn any of those documents over.

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