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US president Donald Trump is likely to miss a Tuesday deadline to hand over his tax returns to lawmakers you know the only way the cares about my tax returns of the reporters I can't even as a congressional aides said the decision was not up to the president when I hope that the president would do this on his own five PM eastern deadline was set by the democratic chairman of the house ways and means committee Richard Neal who requested six years of trump's individual and business returns from the Internal Revenue Service our IRS and agency overseen by the treasury department , but a White House spokesman told fox news in an interview Tuesday that the president would not comply with the deadline adding quote once he's out of audit you think about doing it Democrats weren't buying it , Democrats once trumps returns as part of their investigations of possible conflicts of interest who was by his continued ownership of extensive business interests even as he serves the public as president failure to meet the congressional deadlines that could set up a lengthy fight that could ultimately be settled by the US Supreme Court we did receive the request treasury secretary Stephen minu chin has said he intends to follow the law while pledging to keep the IRS from being weaponized for political gain Lawrence summers who served as treasury secretary under president Bill Clinton blasted the trump administration Tuesday writing on Twitter that if the new chin quote does not turn over the requested returns he is likely engaged in the most serious executive branch defiance of law since the Nixon administration