SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill requiring presidential candidates to share their five most recent years of tax returns in order to appear on California’s ballot.
It was aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns should be run for the White House again in 2020 and to ensure that future candidates won’t hide their returns as Trump did in the 2016 campaign.READ MORE: Jacqueline Avant, Wife Of Music Executive Clarence Avant, Found Shot To Death In Beverly Hills Home Invasion
Brown said in a letter to lawmakers Sunday that he worried such a law might not be constitutional.READ MORE: FBI Raids Northridge Residence For Fraud Case
The Democratic governor’s action dashed the hopes of proponents who hoped California would move forward with the requirements even as similar measures failed in more than two dozen other states.MORE NEWS: 'Survivor 41' Episode 11 Recap: Do Or Die
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