Trump: My 'financial statement' will probably come out 'at some point'

Trump: My 'financial statement' will probably come out 'at some point'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense MORE said in a new interview that he believes his “financial statement” will be turned over “at some point.”

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“You going to turn it over?” Stephanopoulos asked.

“At some point, I might,” Trump said. “It’s a fantastic financial statement.”

He added: “I look forward to, frankly — I’d like to have people see my financial statement because it’s phenomenal.”

Trump is the first president in 40 years who has refused to release his tax returns while in office. Democrats have been pushing to order the release of the president’s financial documents.

On Friday, the Department of Justice released a legal opinion backing the Treasury Department’s defiance of a House subpoena from congressional Democrats, who are seeking six years of Trump’s personal and business tax returns.

The opinion came after Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinThe Hill's Morning Report - Report of Bolton tell-all manuscript roils Trump defense Louise Linton, wife of Mnuchin, deletes Instagram post in support of Greta Thunberg Mnuchin: US 'focused' on reaching trade deal with UK by end of year MORE last month rejected a subpoena from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard NealRichard Edmund NealKey House committee chairman to meet with Mnuchin on infrastructure next week Coalition of conservative groups to air ads against bipartisan proposal to end 'surprise' medical bills House revives agenda after impeachment storm MORE (D-Mass.).

Trump told Stephanopoulos in the interview, which aired late Sunday, that the release of the statement isn’t up to him, but instead “it’s up to lawyers, it’s up to everything else.”

“But they’re asking for things that they should never be asking for, that they’ve never asked another president for,” he said. “What they’re doing is a disgrace.”