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Dems Will 'Never' See Trump Returns, Mulvaney Says

Voters made the call, chief of staff says
By Bob Cronin,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2019 11:10 AM CDT
In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

(Newser) – Democrats might as well forget about President Trump's tax returns, his acting chief of staff said Sunday. They'll "never" see the returns, Mick Mulvaney said, "nor should they." He made the statement on Fox News Sunday, the AP reports. The way Mulvaney sees it, the issue was decided in the 2016 election. "Voters knew the president could have given his tax returns," he said, per Politico. "They knew that he didn’t, and they elected him anyway." Past presidential candidates have released the documents, but Trump repeated last week that he won't do that. A House committee has asked the IRS to turn over Trump's personal and business returns by Wednesday. (Read more Trump tax return stories.)

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