Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'

"Without seeing his taxes, we'll never really know who he's working for", said Dinkin, who expects the marches to draw at least 100,000 protesters.

Other Congressional Republicans as of late also have experienced hostile receptions from constituents who are angry about Trump's refusal to release his tax returns as well as the GOP's failure to repeal and replace Obamacare.

But democrats said unless the President shows his returns, they won't sign off.

Registered nurse Pam Craig, of Greensboro, North Carolina, says she'd like to ask Trump how much he "contributed to this country".

Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters have marched through streets across America demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns.

Comedian Sarah Silverman told The Associated Press that she feels "beholden to be an active citizen".

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Pelosi at an April 5 news conference said House Democrats planned to force the president's hand by using a procedural tool known as a "discharge petition" to force the consideration of legislation that would compel presidential candidates and sitting presidents to make their public their filings from the past three years.

Marchers felt that the American people had a right to know what financial entanglements and conflicts of interest our leaders have, and particularly how Trump and his family are personally profiting from the policies and practices of the administration.

Activists in West Palm Beach, Florida, are rallying rally near Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort, where he plans to spend the Easter weekend.

The protesters gathered at a rally at Bryant Park, near the New York City Public Library. Actress Debra Messing, comedian Sarah Silverman and U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries were among the protesters.

"We are taking the gloves off to say knock off the secrecy Mr. President", said Senator Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, which would play a leading role in tax reform measures being considered in Congress.

Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them.

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Organizers say similar demonstrations are taking place in about 150 cities.

She said releasing details about his finances would be deviating from Mr Trump's "essential mission".

The marches were launched by a single tweet, organizers said.

In Washington, D.C., Sen.

The marches coincide with the traditional April 15 deadline for USA federal tax returns, though the filing date was pushed back two days this year. Protestors aimed to pressure President Trump to release his federal tax forms.

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