Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'
- Author: Adam Floyd Apr 19, 2017,
Apr 19, 2017, 1:50
How else are we know to when the president is working for us or for The Trump Organization?
The anti-Trump rally was one of about 150 across the country on Saturday to criticize the president's policies and demand that he release his full IRS returns.
The largest march took place in Washington, where protesters marched from the Capitol to the White House, but sizable anti-Trump demonstrations were also staged in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle and Austin, Texas.
In February, Denham joined 228 other House Republicans to vote down a Democratic effort to force Trump to release his returns.
They appeared to show that Mr Trump paid $38m (£30m) on an income of more than $150m (£120m).
Comedian Sarah Silverman told The Associated Press that she feels "beholden to be an active citizen".
Trump says this is old news. The Oregon Democrat says the people have "a basic right to know whether the president pays his fair share".More news: Trapped Mosul civilians could face worst catastrophe of Iraq conflict, United Nations warns
Several speakers including U.S. Representative Jared Polis, Congressman Joseph Salazar and members of the Colorado ACLU, spoke at the Tax March.
For decades, United States presidents and presidential candidates have released their tax returns voluntarily - there is no legal requirement to do so. Since then it's spread across the country with dozens of marches purchasing chickens, Donohoe said.
"We are under the same audit that existed, so nothing has changed." said Spicer.
Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them. Experts believe those records would uncover any of Trump's financial conflicts of interest, including possible business ties to Russian Federation. She demanded Trump release his tax returns as a way to prove his loyalties lie with the American people, and that his loyalties are indeed with the constituents he serves.
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The Tax March's website was transparent in listing the activist organizations that sponsored the event, and estimated the number of demonstrators was in the six figures.