Proposed Bill: Show Us Your Tax Returns

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TRENTON, N.J. -

President Donald Trump might not make it on the ballot in 2020 in New Jersey, if he doesn't disclose his tax returns, under a new bill approved by State lawmakers.

The Democrat-led Assembly approved the legislation, inspired by the Republican President's failure to disclose his tax returns. Democrats used the issue to raise questions about the contents of the documents.

The bill now heads to New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie who will decide whether to sign or veto the legislation. Gov. Christie is a longtime Trump ally and was active on Trump's campaign team.

The measure requires Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates to release five years of federal tax returns to appear on the ballot.

Trump broke with nearly four decades of tradition by failing to release his tax returns, and has yet to release them.


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