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State Democrats #Resist with bills to require Trump tax return disclosures

State Democrats #Resist with bills to require Trump tax return disclosures

State Democrats #Resist with bills to require Trump tax return disclosures
4/17/2017

Despite state Republicans’ efforts to criminalize peaceful protests in the wake of Trump’s election, American voters in almost every state took to the streets last Saturday in a “Tax March” to demand President Trump release his tax returns. While Trump continues to deny that the majority of Americans want to see where and with whom the self-proclaimed billionaire is doing business, Democrats in statehouses nationwide are fighting for transparency with legislation that will force Trump to disclose his tax returns ahead of 2020.

As of last week, Democratic state legislators in 26 states have introduced a total of 50 bills that will require Trump (or any other presidential candidate) to publicly disclose his tax returns to appear on the ballot in 2020. While Republicans on the Hill continue to thwart congressional Democrats’ attempts to reveal Trump’s returns, state Democrats are once again leading the resistance...

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