One of Donald Trumps lawyers have asked the US treasury department to block the Democratic request for Trumps skattepapirer.
the Lawyer, William Consovoy, call the papers, "private information," which the u.s. internal revenue service, the IRS, which falls under the ministry of finance, legally cannot disclose, writes the news agency dpa.
the Announcement comes after Democrats on Thursday demanded that the us tax authorities to give Donald Trumps tax returns.
It happens, because it will investigate whether the president had the financial and economic conflicts of interest in connection with business deals in Russia, writes CNN.
on Friday called The White House's spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, it is a "political game" from the Democratic side.
And Trump administration "is not interested in participating in the political game, the Democrats in Congress clearly will spend their time on," she said, according to news agency AP.
It is the democratic congressman Richard Neal, have sent a formal request to the IRS, in which he asks for Trumps skattepapirer for the years 2013 to 2018.
the Democrat has given the authorities a deadline of 10. april.
Neal has, after the Democrats won the midterm elections in 2018 and ago took over the majority in the House of Representatives, has been chairman of the finance committee.
this is The first time in more than 45 years that the Congress has made such a request.
Donald Trump was during the election campaign in 2016, the first presidential candidate in modern political history in the UNITED states, who would not publish his skattepapirer.