Protesters around country call for Trump to release tax returns

Mike Stutz dressed as a Russian general stands beside a giant Trump chicken as he joins protestors taking part in the

Thousands March To Texas Capitol Demanding Trump Release His Tax Returns

A day after thousands marched in cities across the USA to demand the president release his tax returns, Donald Trump used Twitter to say "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies.

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

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) faced a rowdy town hall on Monday, eliciting boos as he attempted to defend President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns.

Trump broke a long-held tradition during his presidential campaign by not revealing his tax history, and later claimed that the public were not interested after he was elected.

PHOTOS: BERKELEY, CALIF., PROTESTERS FACE OFF OVER TRUMP Demonstrators have left the park and are walking on Berkeley streets while police closely follow them. However, that message was derisively ignored, as evidenced by a tweet from the president's official Twitter account Sunday morning.

"Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday". As the New York Times points out, presidents and vice presidents are automatically audited every year, and it has not prevented previous office holders from releasing their returns.

Several speakers including U.S. Representative Jared Polis, Congressman Joseph Salazar and members of the Colorado ACLU, spoke at the Tax March.

Maryland congressman Jamie B. Raskin told the Post, "In America, no one is above the law, and all of us are subject to it".

In March, investigative journalist David Cay Johnston received a copy of Trump's 2005 tax return summary.

An hour after wishing his 28 million followers a Happy Easter, Trump hailed his November win and called out those making his undisclosed tax history an issue. "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".

But a poll from the Pew Research Center in January found that more than two-thirds of all Americans believe the president has an obligation to release his tax returns.

For four decades, presidents and major party nominees have released some of their tax returns, with the exception of Gerald Ford.

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