Across the country, town hall meetings and protests continued Tuesday as President Donald Trump insisted, his taxes were simply a campaign issue while he was traveling to Wisconsin to focus on jobs. Trump repeatedly said his returns were being audited, precluding their release.
A pro-Trump nonprofit announced plans to spend up to $3 million in ads for 12 congressional Republicans who supported President Donald Trump's health care plan, according to a Sunday report in The Washington Post.
Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters marched Saturday through streets across America, demanding that the president release his tax returns so the public can examine his business ties and determine whether he has links to foreign powers.
But a new poll released this week by Global Strategy Group found that 80 percent of Americans - including 64 percent of Republicans - want to see Trump's tax returns.
For four decades, presidents and major party nominees have released some of their tax returns, with the exception of Gerald Ford. Every president and vice president has their tax returns automatically audited.
But 71-year-old Ilene Singh says he's wrong. "We'll have to get back to you on that", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. They could also help show how much money he makes overseas. But that's not what Americans said at rallies across the country on Saturday.
He also may have sizable non-recourse debt, loans that are backed not by Trump himself but by the real estate projects his partnership is developing.
"I'm really mad because he made Barack Obama produce his birth certificate, and he's not even producing his tax returns", Washington, D.C. resident C.J. It's a routine one, it continues, and I think that the American public knows clearly where he stands.
Trump appeared again on Hewitt's radio program and said of his returns, "we'll get them out at some point, probably".
A coalition of 69 organizations had sponsored the so-called "Tax March".