Copy-Trump protesters, supporters get into violent clash in Berkeley, CA

Apr 19, 2017, 01:50
Copy-Trump protesters, supporters get into violent clash in Berkeley, CA

Trump refused to share his returns based on the presence of an ongoing audit, even though the IRS has said that should pose no problem.

A day before Tax Day, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced that President Trump still has no plan to make his 2016 tax records public.

On Saturday, thousands of our Colorado neighbors took to the streets to demand the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns.

For the past 40 years, every US president and presidential candidate has released tax documents.

Saturday, thousands of American's asked Trump to release his tax returns.

Three Republicans from the House Freedom Caucus - Rep. Mark Sanford, Rep. Ted Yoho and Rep. Justin Amash - have signed onto a Democratic measure to force the release of Trump's returns.

Despite the growing consensus among Americans that Trump should release his returns, the president refuses to budge, saying in a tweet that we should instead continue to fawn over his "impossible" Electoral College win in last fall's election. "If we're going into a tax reform debate, we need to know if what Trump wants to do is going to benefit himself, since he tends to do things that help him and not necessarily others".

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Whitta said "It was a far more collaborative story breaking process than on any film I've ever been involved with". Speaking to MTV , she didn't commit to a timetable, but said, "My hope would be sometime around the summer".

Trump appeared again on Hewitt's radio program and said of his returns, "we'll get them out at some point, probably". "Where are his new tax returns?"

The president is also promising a major tax overhaul. "He normally puts his name on buildings where he has them", Cotton said Monday at a town hall in Little Rock, to loud boos from the audience.

The demonstrations came on the date taxpayers traditionally have to file their returns by and just days before this year's filing deadline Tuesday. A day after the massive January 21 women's march in Washington and other cities, comedy writer Frank Lesser tapped out on Twitter, "Trump claims no one cares about his taxes". He wrote, someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday.

"His reputation.as a businessman and, more importantly, as a true American, a person who is concerned with American values, would be totally destroyed if all his financial information was made public", said Mike Mannshardt, a retired teacher. Presidents are not required...

The practice of doing a "mandatory examination" of the presidential and vice presidential tax returns has been in the Internal Revenue Manual since the Watergate era, according to the IRS.

During the campaign, Trump explained that he would not be releasing his tax returns as he was under audit but would release them as soon as he could.