August 21, 2018

Daily Beast: Elizabeth Warren Wants the IRS to Release Tax Returns for Presidential Candidates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has an idea to keep political candidates honest: release their tax returns prior to being elected.

As part of a sweeping legislative package the Massachusetts Democrat dubbed the Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act, Warren on Tuesday proposed that the Internal Revenue Service be required to release tax returns from the previous eight years for any presidential or vice presidential candidates.

The IRS would also do so for each year these individuals are in federal office. For congressional candidates, it would cover the previous two years before serving in office. 

Read the full story on the Daily Beast's website here.

By:  Gideon Resnick
Source: Daily Beast