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California Lawmakers Aim To Revive Tax Return Bill

CBS Bay Area-

Two California Democrats said Thursday they’ll bring back legislation that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns before they could appear on the ballot in the largest U.S. state.

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed similar legislation last year, saying he was concerned it was unconstitutional and might open the door to other litmus tests for candidates.

The bill is aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns if he runs for re-election in 2020 and to ensure future candidates will reveal theirs. Trump bucked tradition and did not publish his taxes during his 2016 campaign

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