FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DECEMBER 20, 2022
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Stand Up America President and Founder Sean Eldridge issued the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s vote to publicly release Donald Trump’s tax returns:
“Six years ago, Donald Trump refused to do what every President and presidential candidate in modern history has done: release their tax returns to the public. Instead, he and his administration exhausted every legal and political avenue to shield his financial records from scrutiny, all the while claiming he had ‘nothing to hide.’
“With today’s vote, Chairman Neal and Ways and Means Committee Democrats have delivered the transparency that the American people deserve from anyone who hopes to occupy the Oval Office.”
Stand Up America has been one of the leading groups pushing Congress to obtain and release Trump’s tax returns since the first Tax March on April 15, 2017. Stand Up America members made 10,000 calls and sent thousands of emails, messages, and tweets to Congress calling on House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal to request and release Trump’s taxes.
In January 2019, Stand Up America joined several progressive groups in sending a letter to Chairman Neal demanding he immediately request Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns from the Treasury Department. After Secretary Mnuchin refused to comply with this lawful request and Donald Trump continually attempted to block their release, Stand Up America continually renewed calls on Chairman Neal to immediately file a lawsuit to force compliance.
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About Stand Up America
Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with nearly two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to stand up to corruption and voter suppression and build a more representative democracy, Stand Up America has driven over 1.7 million calls to lawmakers, registered over 100,000 voters, mobilized thousands of protestors, and contacted tens of millions of voters.