Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis Ryan Retirees should say 'no thanks' to Romney's Social Security plan California Governor Newsom and family dress as 2020 Democrats for Halloween DC's liaison to rock 'n' roll MORE (R-Wis.) on Thursday said that Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE should release his tax information to the public.

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When asked about releasing his own taxes in 2012, Ryan said that Trump should release his tax documents whenever the right time comes.

"I did release my returns. I'll defer to Donald Trump as to when he thinks the appropriate time to release his returns. I know he is under audit, and he has an opinion on when to release those and I'll defer to him on that," Ryan, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, said during his weekly press briefing. 

"I released mine. I think he should release his. I'll leave it to him when to do it."
Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday said that his father's presidential campaign will likely not release the tax returns for fear that doing so would derail Trump's message.

"He's got a 12,000-page tax return that would create ... financial auditors out of every person in the country, asking questions that would detract from [Trump's] main message," Trump Jr. said.
 
The GOP nominee has maintained that he will not release his tax return while he is being audited by the IRS.