Treasury Sec. Mnuchin on turning over Trump's tax returns: 'We will follow the law'

Mnuchin added that he has discussed it with Treasury's legal department.
1:39 | 03/14/19

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Transcript for Treasury Sec. Mnuchin on turning over Trump's tax returns: 'We will follow the law'
It sure fully aware that section 6103. F one of the internal revenue code. Reads quote. Upon written requests from the chairman of the committee on ways and means. The secretary shall furnish such committee with any return or return information specified. In quote. Are you willing to Brooke provide. And fulfill the command of the statute. In your mandatory duty to pop pre release any personal and business tax return to president trial. That your requested to. By the answer is I will I will if I receive their request. Which I presume. From what I've read in the press I will receive I will consult with the legal department within treasury and I will follow the law. Have have you received any instruction or guidance of any kind about how to handle congressional last. President Trump's tax returns and if so from. I have I have because I've read this in the press or personal I happen received the request. If you have the request for me today I'm happy to accept that if not when if you decide in the future to deliver this we will receive at. I can't speculate on the request until I see it. I have discussed with the legal department in the treasury. Elated that we will most likely receive this requests as I've sat based upon the request will examine it and we will follow the law thank I would expect that we would. 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 and to their rightly sanctioned.

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