Donald Trump on Thursday night again indicated that he has no plans to release his tax returns, saying that he won’t be motivated to release them even if Hillary Clinton releases the transcripts of the speeches she gave at Wall Street banks.
During an interview on Fox News, Greta Van Susteren asked Trump if he would release his tax returns from years no longer under audit if Clinton releases her speech transcripts.
“I don’t think the transcripts — they don’t mean very much to me. What really means something are the 33,000 emails that she deleted, that’s what I think she should be giving up,” Trump replied.
Van Susteren pressed Trump, asking why he is unwilling to release tax returns that are no longer under audit, even if he still refuses to publicize his most recent documents.
“Most people don’t care about it,” Trump responded. “I’ve had very, very little pressure.”
The Republican nominee argued that when Romney released his tax returns, the documents weren’t very revealing.
Pressure for Trump to released his tax returns has been renewed amidst questions about his business ties to Russia, but the campaign has insisted that Trump still won’t release them.
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