Mnuchin says he needs more time to decide on releasing Trump’s taxes


FILE PHOTO – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the “State of the International Financial System” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department needs more time to decide whether to release President Donald Trump’s tax returns, missing a Wednesday deadline set by a House of Representatives committee.

In a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, Mnuchin said: “The legal implications of this request could affect protections for all Americans against politically-motivated disclosures of personal tax information, regardless of which party is in power.”

Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Brent nears $72 amid tightening supplies; surprise draw in U.S. crude stocks
Record 17.4 million watch ‘Game of Thrones’ kickoff for final season
Athlete body says NOCs should lead on sponsorship freedom
White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday
Athletics: Radcliffe warns Semenya verdict could be death of women’s sport

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *