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Social Post Wrong About Obama’s Tax Returns

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Former President Barack Obama, like many major party presidential nominees before him, released his tax returns — despite a popular social media post that implies otherwise.


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As congressional Democrats fight to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a popular post on social media implies — wrongly — that former President Barack Obama also declined to reveal his annual tax documents.

“Did we ever see Obama’s school records, his social security records, his selective service records, or his tax returns?” it asks.

Obama released seven years’ worth of his tax returns during his presidential campaign — keeping with longstanding  of transparency by many major party candidates. Then, while in office, he published on the White House website his tax returns for , , , , , , and .

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