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Judge Temporarily Blocks Law Aimed at Trump’s Tax Returns

SACRAMENTO — A U.S. judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a California law aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his personal income tax returns in order to appear on the 2020 primary ballot. "It is not the job of the courts, however, to decide ...

California Defends Tax Return Law After Setback

SACRAMENTO — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. A federal judge in Sacramento ...