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Milwaukee marches on Trump Tax Day

Milwaukee marches on Trump Tax Day

Celebrities and lawmakers joined a Tax Day demonstration in New York City, where protesters planned to march to Trump Tower to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns.

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

Trump, a billionaire property tycoon, released a financial statement but has kept his tax returns private, both during the election campaign and since taking office in January. "He normally puts his name on buildings where he has them", Cotton said Monday at a town hall in Little Rock, to loud boos from the audience. "Now Tax Returns are brought up again?"

GREG ALLEN, BYLINE: As a candidate, Donald Trump said he wouldn't release his tax returns because he was being audited by the IRS.

As millions of Americans scramble to meet the tax return deadline on Tuesday the President's returns - remain under wraps.

Liberal activists last weekend took to the streets in cities such as Washington, D.C., NY and Los Angeles in an attempt to convince Trump to allow the American people to have a look at his filings.

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Violence erupted at one of those rallies, and many people were arrested in Berkeley, Calif., where groups that support and oppose the president clashed.

"Without seeing his taxes, we'll never really know who he's working for", said Dinkin, who expects the marches to draw at least 100,000 protesters.

Joe Dinkin, spokesman for the Working Families Party, one of the groups organizing the marches, said investigations into the Trump campaign's alleged connections to Russian Federation underscore the need to disclose his returns.

"You don't know which way the country goes", said Arlin next to her 89-year-old husband who fled Czechoslovakia during World War II. "I think the president's view on this has been very clear", Spicer said.

One of Trump's sharpest critics in the House spoke to protesters at the U.S. Capitol just before they set off on a march to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, of California, said there's nothing to prevent Trump from releasing his income taxes and that "the simple truth is he's got a lot to hide". Trump's break with precedent has raised questions about possible conflicts of interest. The Republican, more than three months into his presidency, has still not released his tax returns, claiming that the public doesn't care about the issue.

Republicans also have rebuffed Democrats' efforts to get the House Ways and Means Committee to act. She says: "We're here to say we care". It has legal authority to obtain confidential tax records, and could vote to make them public.

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