Democrats Call For Trump To Release His Tax Returns After Explosive Nyt Report


Democrats called on President Trump to disclose his tax returns following a New York Times report alleging he paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017 and nothing in 10 of the past 15 years.

Details: Trump said the report was “total fake news,” that he’s unable to release the returns as they’re “under audit” by the IRS, “which does not treat me well.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in a statement the report “provides further evidence of the clear need” for a House lawsuit to access the tax returns and “ensure the presidential audit program is functioning effectively, without improper influence.”

Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal (D-Mass.), who’s spearheading the House lawsuit said in a statement, “Donald Trump is the boss of the agency he considers an adversary.

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez said in a statement, “Trump’s business ties represent a dangerous conflict of interest with his job. And now, with enormous debts soon coming due, he is using the presidency to line his pockets instead of helping the American people.

* “Donald Trump only cares about two things: his ego and his wallet. He said he’d run our country … (Read more)

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