Bernie Sanders Explains Why He Hasn’t Released His Tax Returns: His Wife “Does Them”

Bernie Sanders Explains Why He Hasn’t Released His Tax Returns: His Wife “Does Them”

Although Bernie Sanders is quick to cast aspersions on the wealthy for not disclosing their political activities, he is surprisingly mum about his own personal financial situation.

Yes, it might be hard to believe (and by hard, I mean not at all), but the socialist senator from Vermont seems to be hesitant about people knowing exactly how much money he has to play with. In fact, despite his calls for increased financial oversight, he has yet to release any of his tax returns for the past eight years.

This seeming discrepancy in policy proposals and personal conduct was brought up in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, with the host expressing surprise that Hillary Clinton released her tax returns before Sanders did. The State of the Union host proceeded to ask the candidate if he planned to release his full returns at some point

The answer Sanders gave might have been even worse than him not giving an answer at all: he didn’t release his tax returns because his wife Jane handles them.

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