Cruz: Voters 'have a right to know' if Trump has a problem in his taxes
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Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWhatever you think the Alabama special election means, you’re probably wrong This week: Congress gets ball rolling on tax reform Week ahead: Senators work toward deal to fix ObamaCare markets MORE said in an interview released early Sunday that voters “have a right to know” if GOP rival Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE has a “problem in his taxes.”

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“[Trump] said, 'Gosh, I'm being audited — for two years.' Then he said 'three years.' Then he said, 'Maybe five years,'" the Texas senator said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

“Listen, if there's a problem in his taxes, the voters have a right to know. Because come September, October, the general election, folks in the media are going to make a heyday about any problems in his taxes. And I think primary voters have a right to know.”

Cruz said the fact that Trump is being audited “makes it even more important for him to release his taxes.”

“You know, Mitt Romney suggested there could be a bombshell there,” Cruz said. “I don't know if there is or not. But Donald is hiding them from the voters, and I think he owes candor to the voters.”

Cruz on Saturday released four years of his tax returns while accusing Trump of withholding his own returns from the public because he has something to hide.

His campaign speculated in a statement that Trump’s returns could show that the real estate mogul is not as wealthy as he says he is or that he may have donated money to left-leaning groups such as Planned Parenthood.

GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Tillerson, Trump deny report of rift | Tillerson says he never considered resigning | Trump expresses 'total confidence' in secretary | Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts GOP establishment doubts Bannon’s primary powers MORE (Fla.) also released his last five years of tax returns on Saturday afternoon.