Florida Gov. Rick Scott defended Donald Trump on Sunday for refusing to release his tax returns despite mounting pressure to do so from both Democrats and Republicans.

"Every candidate does things differently," said the Republican governor, who endorsed Trump the day after Trump won Florida's GOP primary in March.

Scott noted, however, that he released his own tax returns before becoming governor in 2011.

"I released basically a list of assets that I had. I've always been as transparent as I can," he said.

Trump has routinely declined to make his tax returns public while they are being audited by the IRS. Neither he nor his campaign have clarified what he plans to do if the audit is not completed by election day.