Clinton, Kaine release 2015 tax returns, putting pressure on Trump

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine released their 2015 tax returns on Friday, putting further pressure on Donald Trump to release his.
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Your move, Mr. Trump: Hillary Clinton released her 2015 tax returns on Friday, showing that she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, paid an effective federal income tax rate of 34 percent and donated nearly 10 percent of their gross income to charity. Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, also released a decade of tax returns, showing he and his wife paid an effective rate of 20 percent in 2015, and donated 7.5 percent of their gross income to charity in the past 10 years.

The move by the Democrats is clearly intended to pressure Donald Trump to release his own tax returns; he has so far refused to do so, claiming he needs an audit to be completed first. Some have speculated Trump has paid as little as zero percent in income taxes for years.

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