The Wall Street Journal reports:
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) said Donald Trump should release his tax returns, but deferred to the GOP presidential candidate on when to do so. “I released mine. I think he should release his,” Mr. Ryan, the 2012 GOP vice-presidential nominee, told reporters Thursday, but didn’t press Mr. Trump on the timing. “I know he is under an audit and he has got an opinion about when to release those. I will defer to him on that,” Mr. Ryan said.
Senate Democrats pressed the issue on Thursday, with Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) seeking a vote on legislation to require presidential nominees to release their tax returns. Republicans blocked his effort by taking a dig at Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, saying they would only go along if Democrats agreed to allow a vote on stripping the security clearance of anyone found to have been extremely careless in handling classified information.