Roll Call: Lawmakers Want Trump’s Tax Returns, but Won’t Release Their Own


At least 23 states are considering laws that would require presidential candidates to release their returns in order to appear on the ballot, said Danielle Lang, senior legal counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, who has reviewed recent proposals. While most of those efforts are focused on presidential tax returns, a bill proposed in New York would extend the requirement to all statewide candidates, including senators.

“Disclosure is more important when you are at the apex of power, but it is important across the board,” Lang said.

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