- Lisa Gilbert: Marches are about signaling to Trump that the people do care about release of his taxes
- They are also about standing up to a system that favors the wealthy over the working class, she says
Lisa Gilbert is Public Citizen's vice president of legislative affairs. Previously, Gilbert served as the deputy director and then director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch division. She advocates for government transparency and integrity, financial reform, civil justice and consumer protection. Public Citizen is a backer of the Tax March. The views expressed in this commentary are her own.
(CNN)Despite pledging he would release his taxes as soon as his "routine audit" was completed, right after his inauguration President Donald Trump flip flopped. When prodded, his counselor, Kellyanne Conway, glibly said that Trump had changed his tune because "the people don't care" about his taxes.