Published: Fri, May 12, 2017
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

Trump's Tax Returns "More Important Than Ever" Amid Election Probe

Trump's Tax Returns

United States President Donald Trump has said that he is considering releasing his tax returns, but only when he is out of office.

When asked whether he would be prepared to release his tax returns in order to garner enough support from Democrats to achieve his ideal tax plan, Trump told The Economist, "I don't know. Maybe I'll release them after I'm finished".

"I would never do it", Trump said.

When asked by the Economist whether he would release the returns in response to Democratic pressure, Trump insisted that only journalists care about the issue. That's a very interesting question.

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"I did a good job", Trump said. I doubt it. I doubt it.

"I don't think it can be sold in this country, I think it's too much of a shock to this system", he said. A report by NBC News broached the topic, with President Trump sticking to his tagline that he feels the only people interested in seeing his tax returns are reporters.

After a while, the Republican billionaire also suggested that he may never release the returns because he is being audited.

Last month, Trump took to Twitter to bash protesters who called for his returns to be released, saying "The election is over!" Most US presidents since the early 1970s have chosen to release their tax returns publicly.

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The "tease" from President Donald Trump has been going on for years, as he once stated that he would probably release his tax returns when President Barack Obama released his birth certificate.

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"By the way, so as you know I'm under routine audit, so they're not going to be done", he said.

Then in March, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston provided details from Trump's 2005 federal income tax return to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.

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