Under the legislation, presidents, vice presidents and major-party nominees for those positions would be required to disclose 10 years of tax returns to the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
If a candidate or office-holder fails to disclose their returns, the FEC chairman would send a request to the Treasury secretary to obtain copies of the documents.
An amendment was added to the bill this week so that under the legislation, office-holders and candidates would be required to disclose both their personal and business tax returns.
The vote also comes as House Democrats appear to be moving toward requesting Trump’s tax returns from Treasury.
Democrats want to review Trump’s returns to learn about any potential conflicts of interest, especially any entanglements with foreign governments.
has the authority under statute to request tax returns from the Treasury Department.
Neal has not given a timeline for when he'll request Trump’s tax returns, but others have predicted that it will be soon. »