Donald TrumpDonald TrumpObama reads mean tweet from Trump on ‘Kimmel’ 5 takeaways from the Pa. Senate debate Report: Clinton ordered operative to troll Trump with duck MORE says the reason he can't release his tax returns is because he's being audited.
"I think people will understand that."
The billionaire GOP front-runner was responding to a question about Mitt Romney's suggestion that there is a "bombshell" in his tax returns.
Trump says the 2012 Republican nominee "looked like a fool" for not releasing his returns until late in the campaign cycle, but insists the auditing of his own tax returns is legitimate excuse for holding back their release.
"As soon as the audit is done," Trump said, "I love it."
White House competitor Marco RubioMarco RubioBreitbart, liberal activist cooperated on GOP primary disruptions: report Obama seeks down-ballot gains after being midterm loser Chamber endorses bill to block proposed estate tax rules MORE, going on the attack against Trump throughout the debate, said he expects to release his own returns this weekend.