Kasich releases partial tax returns, raising pressure on Trump

Kasich releases partial tax returns, raising pressure on Trump
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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich released partial tax returns on Saturday, leaving Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Trump nods at reputation as germaphobe during coronavirus briefing: 'I try to bail out as much as possible' after sneezes MORE as the only GOP contender who has yet to do so.

Kasich released the first two pages of his returns from 2008 to 2014. Over that time period, he and his wife, Karen, had adjusted gross income of almost $5.1 million and paid a total of about $1.3 million in federal income taxes. They also paid a total of about $376,000 in state taxes.


The income came from sources including Kasich’s work as Ohio governor, as an employee at the now-defunct investment bank Lehman Brothers, as a commentator on Fox News and from investments, the campaign said.

The Kasiches had an average effective federal tax rate from 2008 to 2014 of 24.29 percent. The rate ranged from a low of 15.11 percent in 2013 to a high of 27.77 percent in 2010. 

Two of the governor's three remaining rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSteyer calls for Senate term limits to pass gun control legislation Cruz targets California governor over housing 'prescriptions' This week: House to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime MORE and Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Energy: Critics pile on Trump plan to roll back major environmental law | Pick for Interior No. 2 official confirmed | JPMorgan Chase to stop loans for fossil fuel drilling in the Arctic MacGregor confirmed as Interior deputy chief GOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman MORE, released partial tax returns last week.

Trump, a businessman and the front-runner for the nomination, has faced pressure to release his returns, but has said that he will not do so while the Internal Revenue Service is auditing him. The IRS said that nothing prevents taxpayers from releasing their returns during an audit.