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We the people demand to see Donald Trump's taxes

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We the people demand to see Donald Trump's taxes

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Petition Statement

Everyone has a right to know, and anyone seeking to lead our country should be fully transparent with us. Donald Trump must follow decades of bipartisan precedent and immediately release his tax returns so the American people can hold him accountable.
There are currently 36,319 signatures. NEW goal - We need 40,000 signatures!

Petition Background

President Donald Trump has refused to release his tax returns ever since he entered the presidential race, breaking decades of bipartisan precedent. Now, Trump's top advisors say he'll never release them, claiming that “we litigated this all through the election."

So instead, public interest watchdogs are doing some litigating of their own. They're suing President Trump for violating the Constitution's ban on elected officials taking money from foreign governments, and demanding to see his tax returns as part of the discovery process.

We deserve a clear picture of President Trump’s background, experience, and business interests -- and we have a right to know about any potential conflicts of interest. Without a full accounting of Trump's assets, there's no way to know the extent of his personal foreign entanglements, or if he is using the presidency to enrich his own wealth.

Trump says he can’t release his returns because the IRS is currently auditing them -- but he didn’t have a problem doing that when his private business interests were at stake. And the commissioner of the IRS gave him the go-ahead too, saying “if you’re being audited, and you want to... share that information with your returns, you can do that.”

We can't let Trump's "alternative facts" deny us our right to transparency. He wants to conduct the people's business from the White House, so we deserve to know how he's conducted his private business too. Donald Trump must release his tax returns to the American people.

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