Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he would make a decision about whether to release President Trump's tax returns by May 6. Mnuchin sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-Mass.) in response to House Democrats' demand that six years of Trump's financial records be made available in response to a request issued several weeks ago. Mnuchin missed the deadline Democrats set, and his Tuesday letter was the first time he's set a concrete timeframe for the issue. While Democrats have demanded the tax returns as part of congressional oversight efforts, the White House has said they cannot be furnished because they are under audit.
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