Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to a crowd at James Madison Park in Madison, Wis., Friday, April 12, 2019. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of tax returns.
Sanders had faced a lot of pressure to make his returns public and for weeks did not offer a timeline on when they’d be released.
A number of other 2020 Democrats have also released their returns.
President Donald Trump has been criticized since 2016 for not release his returns, but has still not done so.

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of tax returns, making good on a pledge he made over a month ago.

The Vermont senator had faced mounting pressure to release his returns after being criticized for not being more transparent on his finances during the 2016 campaign season.

For weeks, Sanders repeatedly did not offer a specific timeline on when he would release his returns, but last week said they would finally be made public by Tax Day, or April 15.

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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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