"He has said publicly that people no longer care about his tax returns", Price said of Trump.
In what could be the largest public protest since the Women's March in January, thousands of demonstrators plan to march in more than 190 cities across the country on Saturday, demanding that President Trump release his tax returns. But even a generous assessment of U.S. quality of life, like last month's U.S. News and World Report's "Best Countries" list that uses a much widers array of metrics including public perception, places Switzerland, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Sweden ahead of the U.S., which fell from fourth in the world previous year.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump's tax returns were a frequent subject of conversation, and opponents in both parties called on him to release them.
Kathleen Petersen, a retiree who is organizing the march in Cheyenne, Wyoming, also helped organize the local Women's March there the day after Trump was inaugurated.
The so-called Tax March falls on April 15, the nation's traditional deadline for submitting tax returns. "It is a massive abuse of the public trust for which the President must be held accountable via the impeachment process", explained Bonifaz.
So curious are Americans to understand the nuts and bolts of Trump's fortune that last month MSNBC host Rachel Maddow touted a major expose of Trump's 1040 tax form from 2005, garnering her one of the highest ratings spikes of her career.
When voters demanded tax reform in 1969, they got it. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., is speaking in Chicago.
Organizers hope the protests - dubbed the Tax March - will resonate with Americans who think the president should release his returns, as his recent predecessors have done. To date, the two returns-the first a 1995 state return given to The New York Times, revealed Trump took a $916 million loss that year; the second, obtained by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, reflected that Trump made nearly $153 million and paid $38.4 million in federal taxes in 2005. The IRS has released a statement that says an audit would not preclude anyone from releasing their own tax information. The exception was Gerald Ford.
"The American people are outraged that President Trump has broken his promise to release his taxes raising doubts and casting shadows over countless actions taken by his administration", Karen Hobert Flynn, president of the watchdog group Common Cause, said Friday.
The New Jersey Democrat said he believed Republicans were shying away from Tax Day events because of splits on issues.
"Donald Trump is repeatedly asserting that no one really wants to see his tax returns".
Some Democrats, such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes on the issue - again.
In the Boston area, protestors are expected to gather at Cambridge Commons on Saturday for a tax day rally.
"I think he just has an obligation to come clean. Part of it may be differences over border tax adjustments", Burton said.
"If Democrats are making more hay out of Tax Day than Republicans, you know there is not only a messaging shortage, there is a awful dysfunction in the coalition", English said. But Trump's taxes - which a House panel has already voted along party lines against requesting - could be a tougher nut to crack.
"There is still time to generate support for tax reform", Burton said.