Trump tax return release: Darcy cartoon

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I know this because on Sunday the president tweeted: "Happy Easter to everyone!"

From there, at 9:07 a.m., Trump dove into a subject near and dear to his heart: His electoral college win.

Saturday, thousands of American's asked Trump to release his tax returns. The election is over! "I'm wondering if you'll take the initiative to have him release those returns so we can see what kind of connections he has with different countries around the world, and what tax proposals would personally benefit him and his family".

Trump, a billionaire property tycoon, released a financial statement but has kept his tax returns private, both during the election campaign and since taking office in January.

Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and NY flooded social media. Every president since Richard Nixon has released their tax returns, despite that automatic audit. "If you don't release your taxes, we have no way of knowing if you are putting America first, or Donald Trump first". "Like all things Trump, his reaction becomes so erratic and nonsensical, and it further demonstrates the problem with his presidency".

"I'm thinking about maybe when we find out the true story on Hillary's emails", he said of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. They could also help show how much money he makes overseas. Trump repeatedly said his returns were being audited, precluding their release.

ZARROLI: Sheppard says the returns probably won't reveal anything about Trump's ties to Russian Federation and China, nor will they say anything about his true net worth.

Sue to the significance of April 15, what has bee tax day for many years, this protest was one of roughly 150 that were taking place nationwide.

One of Trump's sharpest critics in the House spoke to protesters at the U.S. Capitol just before they set off on a march to the National Mall in Washington.

He will fight the protesters and anyone who thinks his tax returns should be public.

The AP reported Trump's question, but had no interest in finding the answer.

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