“Bernie Sanders and spouse ought to pay the Pre-Trump Taxes on their nearly $600,000 in earnings,” Trump wrote in a tweet.
“He’s all the time complaining about these massive TAX CUTS, besides when it advantages him,” he added.
Trump has not launched any of his tax returns, regardless of fervent calls from Democrats and American voters for him to take action.
In a city corridor occasion on Fox Information on Monday, Sanders additionally known as on the president to launch the knowledge.
“I suppose the president watches your community a little bit bit, proper?” Sanders mentioned to the moderators on the occasion in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. “Hey, President Trump. My spouse and I simply launched 10 years. Please do the identical.”
Sanders — who has railed towards the highest 1 p.c of earners — is among the many high 1 p.c earnings bracket within the nation, in accordance with his tax filings.
However in an announcement launched together with his tax returns, Sanders welcomed paying extra in taxes as his earnings elevated.
“I think about paying extra in taxes as my earnings rose to be each an obligation and an funding in our nation. I’ll proceed to battle to make our tax system extra progressive in order that our nation has the assets to ensure the American Dream to all individuals,” Sanders mentioned.
In one other tweet Tuesday night time, Trump predicted he would both face Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden within the 2020 election.
“I consider will probably be Loopy Bernie Sanders vs. Sleepy Joe Biden as the 2 finalists to run towards possibly the perfect Financial system within the historical past of our Nation (and MANY different nice issues)!” he wrote. “I stay up for going through whoever it might be. Might God Relaxation Their Soul!”