REPORT: State senate passes bill to keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns

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BY TEAM DML / FEBRUARY 21, 2019 /

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New Jersey Democrats are reviving a controversial effort to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns or be denied a spot on the state’s 2020 ballot.

The state Senate on Thursday approved a bill — which the Legislature passed once before, in 2017, but which then-Gov. Chris Christie blocked by issuing a scathing veto — that would prohibit candidates for president and vice president from appearing on the ballot unless they make their tax returns public.

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Similar legislation has been introduced in at least 30 states but never enacted, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, meaning New Jersey would be the first to impose such a disclosure requirement if its measure is also approved by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat.

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10 Comments

  1. Douglas Schmitt February 21st, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Who cares how much he makes ,how about no demorats on any ballet unless the make public we’re their illegial gotten money came from.

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    • Roxane February 22nd, 2019 at 1:26 am

      I like that!

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  2. Francine February 21st, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    That’s BS & they can not keep Trump off the 2020 ballots, how about they can’t vote unless they publish their tax returns.

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  3. Paul February 21st, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    I’m betting that a court challenge based on Article II of the Constitution will nullify this action. It would be suspended for the time needed to work through the judicial process

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  4. Patti February 21st, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    They must be afraid. I would think this is unconstitutional.

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    • Roxane February 22nd, 2019 at 1:24 am

      They could care less about our Constitution! We need to Jail them!

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  5. Roxane February 22nd, 2019 at 1:22 am

    Never heard of such a Fake-Rule! They aught to crawl back in that hole they crawled out of! They truly have lost it! What is scary there is other states following their crazy direction!

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  6. Richard February 22nd, 2019 at 8:18 am

    I am soooooooo glad that I do not live in that cesspool they call New Jersey anymore.
    Get out while you can ’cause it ain’t gonna get any better anytime soon.

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  7. Kay W February 22nd, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    What difference does it make what his tax returns show

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  8. Verna February 23rd, 2019 at 12:50 am

    We don’t care about his taxes and neither should you

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