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This US state may remove Donald Trump’s name from 2020 prez election ballot!


Washington, Feb 8: Ever since the Democratic Party took control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections last November, they have emerged as a confident lot.

US President Donald Trump

Now, lawmakers from the party in the state of New Jersey have revived a legislation which is aimed at removing the name of President Donald Trump from the ballot in the presidential election of 2020.

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According to a report in The Daily Wire, the Democrats have targeted the Republican president with a proposal that seeks the presidential and vice-presidential candidates to disclose their respective federal income-tax returns if they want their names to feature on the ballot.

The proposal also bars the electors of the Electoral College from voting for candidates that fail to file I-T returns.

Trump, as a candidate and president, has refused to disclose his tax returns saying he was advised by lawyers not to do so since he is under the Internal Revenue Service's audit.

However, Trump's explanation hasn't sounded convincing, even to people to his own party. Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney suspected that there was more to the story.

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According to him, either Trump is not as rich as he claims or he was evading taxes that are expected of him to pay or may be he wasn't giving money to the vets and disabled as he has been claiming.

In 2017, a similar New jersey bill was vetoed by the state's the then Republican governor Chris Christie who termed it a "transparent political stunt masquerading as a bill".

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