Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

This image from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign shows Trump signing his tax return. Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered Republican presidential candidates this advice about a hard-won lesson: releasing tax returns before the primaries elections avoids tough scrutiny later. The top three Republicans leading in national polls don’t appear to be listening. (Trump Presidential Campaign via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three Republicans leading in national polls don’t appear to be listening.

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