Protest organizers are demanding that Donald Trump release his tax returns and urging lawmakers to pass laws requiring presidential candidates to release them.
When asked whether President Donald Trump will release his tax returns, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that Trump can not do so as he is under audit by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
On Saturday, thousands of our Colorado neighbors took to the streets to demand the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns.
Throughout the country, in Seattle, the District of Columbia, Florida and New York City, protesters called on Mr Trump to release his personal tax returns as part of a nationwide Tax March.
"We'll have to get back to you on that", Spicer responded.
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.
"I did what was nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!"
He suggested that Americans could derived what they needed to know about the president's finances from the decade-old documents that were provided to Johnston by an anonymous source.
My question is you, you in Congress and in the Senate have the power to subpoena these tax returns. "Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" .
'No you can't. They are, ' Spicer said.
And this year, because of a somewhat obscure Washington, DC, holiday, Emancipation Day, taxes this year will actually be due on April 18. What would his tax returns say about his belief in personal civic responsibility and a fair economy?
"Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday", he said in a subsequent tweet.
On Saturday, people across America marched in order to politely request that the president release his tax returns.
Shortly after Trump's inauguration in January, Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to Trump, told US media that Trump would not release his tax returns, citing voters' indifference to the issue as one of the reasons. The tax day protests in more than a dozen cities were largely peaceful, though occasionally demonstrators and some pro-Trump groups taunted each other in face-to-face exchanges. New York, Washington, Los Angeles and Chicago saw thousands participate in the rallies.
"I have it. I have it", said the fake Trump.
One reason that so many who oppose Trump still believe that further justification is needed to remove him is a lack of faith in their elected leaders-a belief that, since so many politicians have been willing to tolerate, work with, or even endorse Trump so far, only the most horrendous trespass will force them to abandon him. Every president since Richard Nixon has released their tax returns, despite that automatic audit.