Within just moments of major news outlets declaring that Democrats will retake control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday night, MSNBC's Ari Melber reported that sources within the leadership of the party have already decided they will utilize their new-found check on President Donald Trump come January to demand the IRS hand over his long-concealed tax returns.
Watch Melber's report:
— Common Dreams (@commondreams) November 7, 2018
Earlier on election day, tax justice groups were among those arguing that finally getting a look at the president's returns should be a motivating factor for potential voters:
Today, we demand tax justice.
Today, we demand a fair economy.
Today, we demand a government that works for us.
Today, we demand Donald Trump release his tax returns.
Today, we vote. #ElectionDay
— Tax March (@taxmarch) November 6, 2018
We get the chicken in the white house's tax returns.
I'll be there who's with me? https://t.co/d9r2OC5bcu
— Tax March Chicken (@TaxMarchChicken) November 6, 2018