The hateful ignoramuses who call themselves Democrats in the fetid State of California are now working to change state laws so they can keep President Donald Trump off the 2020 election ballot.
State liberals are attempting to pass a law that would require all presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns to qualify for the ballot in the Bear State.
According to the Washington Times:
The state Senate voted 27-10 on Thursday to require anyone appearing on the state’s presidential primary ballot to publicly release five years’ worth of income tax returns. The proposal is in response to Trump, who bucked 40 years of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns prior to his election in 2016.
The Democrats are attempting to get their new bill passed before the March 3 in order to keep Trump off the ballot.
“We believe that President Trump, if he truly doesn’t have anything to hide, should step up and release his tax returns,” Democrat State Sen. Mike McGuire said. McGuire is co-sponsoring the bill with Sen. Scott Wiener.
The bill is such garbage that even the past Democrat Gov. vetoed it:
The Legislature passed a nearly identical bill in 2017, only to have it vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown, telling lawmakers he was concerned the law was unconstitutional. Brown, a Democrat, refused to release his tax returns while in office.
Every Republican Sen. voted against the bill.
“I get that playing the resistance card may be good politics for the majority party, but I would submit that it’s bad policy for Californians,” Republican Sen. Brian Jones said.
“We can all debate on the floor about the constitutionality of this bill,” McGuire said before the vote. “But we also have to look at what makes our democracy strong. The foundation of any successful government is transparency.”
Like all Democrats, McGuire is a liar. This bill has nothing to do with “transparency.” It is a targeted bill aimed at removing Donald Trump from office.
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