Former President Donald Trump requested the Supreme Court on Monday to keep his taxes secret after lower federal courts ordered him to turn the records over.
Trump filed an emergency application asking the nation’s highest court docket to block the House Committee on Ways & Means of acquiring his tax records.
In the submitting, the former president accused lawmakers of attempting to “expose” his tax data to the public “for the sake of exposure.”
“The Committee’s purpose in requesting President Trump’s tax returns has nothing to do with funding or staffing issues at the IRS and everything to do with releasing the President’s tax information to the public,” the submitting mentioned.
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