Senate Dem at Tax March: 'We’re taking the gloves off'

Senate Dem at Tax March: 'We’re taking the gloves off'

Sen. Ron WydenRon WydenTrump and GOP wise to keep tax reform and infrastructure separate Dem senator questions Justice Department on warrantless surveillance FCC says it cannot provide more proof of claimed cyberattack MORE (D-Ore.) on Saturday rallied protesters calling for the release of President Trump's taxes, saying they're "taking the gloves off."

“We’re taking the gloves off to knock off the secrecy,” Wyden said at the Tax March in D.C. The crowd responded with chants of "knock it off."

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Wyden, the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, added that people want "real tax reform" that benefits ordinary working people, rather than Trump and other wealthy people.

“We need a system that gives working people finally a fair chance to get ahead too,” he said.

Wyden has introduced legislation to require Trump and future presidents and presidential nominees to disclose their tax returns.

He has also sent letters asking Finance Committee Chairman Orrin HatchOrrin HatchSenate panel advances Trump's tax policy nominee Healthcare debacle raises pressure for GOP on taxes GOP frets over stalled agenda MORE (R-Utah) to request Trump's returns from the Treasury Department, though Hatch has rejected those requests.

The Tax March in D.C. is one of more than 150 rallies across the world being held on Saturday to call on Trump to release his tax returns.