Kinzinger calls on Trump to release tax returns

A man walks and another sits on a bench at Taksim square ahead of the upcoming referendum at Taksim square in Istanbul Friday

Kinzinger calls on Trump to release tax returns

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to slam Tax Day protests taking place all over the country calling for him to release his tax returns.

"I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!" he tweeted.

To date, Trump hasn't publicly released any of his tax returns, even though he said in 2014 that he would.

During the presidential campaign, Democrats slammed Trump's refusal to release prior years' tax returns.

Back in January, the Trump administration tried to quietly put the issue under the rug when White House advisor Kellyanne Connway told ABC News Trump would not release his tax returns because voters "didn't care."

On Saturday, in marches held in Washington DC, Los Angeles and in cities worldwide, thousands demanded a chance to examine Trump's business ties and determine whether he has links to foreign powers.

The demonstrations were timed to coincide with the traditional April 15 deadline for annual tax filings, a key date on the calendar for United States households, and resulted in dozens of arrests. Now he claims no one is interested in his tax returns, although recent polls show a majority are asking for his returns to be released.

Trump says nobody cares.

But 71-year-old Ilene Singh says he's wrong.

Dozens of demonstrations took place yesterday, including in Washington DC, New York and south Florida, where protesters marched to the President's Mar-a-Lago resort - where he is now staying.

A resident at Cotton's town hall Monday said that Trump's tax returns would expose his overseas interests - a hint at the central role Trump's tax returns have taken in the continuing investigations into Russia's meddling with USA elections.

The march was not entirely peaceful as at least 21 people were arrested in California after Trump's supporters and opponents clashed at a march in Berkeley.

However, the president would also like you to know that he himself isn't happy. Trump's break with precedent has raised questions about possible conflicts of interest. In Washington, Los Angeles Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) used the tax return rally as an opportunity to renew her calls for Trump's impeachment.

Saturday's Tax March protest was organized by a network of left-leaning groups whose support and sponsorship was public on the march's website.

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