Ted Cruz Misses Self-Imposed Deadline to Release Tax Returns

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks to Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, at a break during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
AP Photo/Chuck Burton

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has missed his self-imposed deadline for releasing his tax returns.

According to Politico:

The Texas Senator said in this week’s presidential debate that he would release them on Friday, as he pressed rival Donald Trump to release his own returns. A Cruz spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

In the same debate, Sen. Marco Rubio said he would release his returns by Saturday. A Rubio spokesman said the campaign aims to release them Saturday afternoon.

Both Cruz and Rubio are trying to increase pressure on Trump, the GOP frontrunner, to unveil his tax documents. Trump has declined, saying he is being audited.

 

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