Transcript for Deadline looms for President Trump to release his tax returns
President trump holding a roundtable discussion on the economy and tax reform today is tax day we're celebrating. Tax. So I. And we're getting historic tax relief that's a good as Democrats renewed their push for him to release his tax returns house ways and means chairman Richard Neal sending a second letter to the IRS commissioner demanding the president's personal and business tax returns from the past six years. The committee's setting a new April 23 deadline. After the April 10 deadline was missed according to tax code the ways and means chairman Ken request any tax payers returns and the Treasury Department quote shall furnish them. I'm under audit. But that's up elaborate as about what I. What. Treasury Secretary Stephen edition dismissing the request calling the deadline arbitrary. I'm not aware if there's ever been a request for an elected officials tax return. But we will follow the law and we will protect. The president as we would protect any individual taxpayer. Twenty Tony presidential candidates Connolly Harris Elizabeth Warren Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand have made their tax returns for recent years public. Bernie Sanders is expected to release hints from the past ten years sometime today. And a president Trump's personal attorney sent a letter directly to the Treasury Department urging them not to release the president's returns telling ABC news they believe the congressional demand for them to do so. It's unconstitutional. RC Gonzales ABC news Washington.
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