Milwaukee marches on Trump Tax Day
- Author: Rogelio Becker Apr 19, 2017,
Apr 19, 2017, 1:47
The ongoing concern about Trump's refusal to release his tax returns, by contrast, is fueled by legitimate concerns that Trump's presidency is compromised-perhaps dangerously so-by conflicts of interest pertaining to global affairs, domestic tax reform, and other issues.
During a briefing on Monday, press secretary Sean Spicer claimed that President Donald Trump won't release his 2016 tax returns because they're under audit.
Protest marches were held in cities across the US over the weekend, with demonstrators calling for the president to make his returns public, as presidential candidates have customarily done for decades.
Mike Pence says during a vice presidential debate with Democratic candidate Tim Kaine that Trump has not "broken his promise" about releasing tax returns.
Trump "has to file taxes by tomorrow like all of us", Cuban said ahead of Tax Day on Tuesday.
However, multiple polls have found that the majority of Americans want Trump to release his tax returns.
'I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!
The impersonator "revealed" that he owed millions Deutsche Bank, but he also joked that he "knows where all of the Nazi gold is hidden" because he has it. The rallies were a forum to draw attention to the fact that the nation has still not seen its president's tax returns, despite the fact that he intends to take up tax reform as his next big challenge. Nixon eventually had to his show his tax returns going back to 1969, and was later hit with a tax bill of $471,431 plus interest. "Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" .
In addition to major United States cities, including Washington and Los Angeles, marches are planned in Europe, Japan and New Zealand.
-Matt Gaetz (FL): "Absolutely, Donald Trump should release his tax returns".
Registered nurse Pam Craig of Greensboro says Trump's returns may show he has paid little or nothing to run the government he now heads.
Shortly after Trump's inauguration in January, Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to Trump, told US media that Trump would not release his tax returns, citing voters' indifference to the issue as one of the reasons.
-Walter Jones (NC): "Jones said in an interview that Americans "need to know" about their president's taxes".
'Someone should look into who paid for the small organised rallies yesterday.
Re: "Colorado Democrats push to require tax returns from presidential candidates, " April 17 news story.