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5 takeaways from NY Times report on Trump's tax returns

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A New York Times report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House - and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of the 18 years that the Times reviewed - served to raise doubts about Trump's self-image as a shrewd and successful businessman.
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The bombshell report detailed the president's large debt and his increased reliance on controversial businesses he's refused to divest.
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People Want Trump Arrested For Tax Evasion After NY Times Reveals He's A Broke Fraud

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The New York Times' bombshell report Sunday night that revealed Donald Trump ‘s tax information over the past couple of decades has prompted an angry chorus of demands across social media calling for the president to be arrested. The new report on Trump's taxes shows that he “has been more successful playing a business mogul than being one in real life.”
The report came two days before Trump's first debate against Joe Biden and one day after the president nominated Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘s replacement on the U.S. Supreme Court with just barely more than a month until Election Day...
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'Totally fake news': Trump denies NYT report saying he paid almost no federal taxes, says returns to be released when audit ends

'Totally fake news': Trump denies NYT report saying he paid almost no federal taxes, says returns to be released when audit ends

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President Donald Trump denied a New York Times report suggesting he paid almost no federal income taxes over the past two decades, saying the truth will be revealed when an Internal Revenue Service audit of his returns is over.
"It's totally fake news - made-up, fake," Trump told reporters Sunday in a White House briefing, noting that he had to deal with similar questions when the Times published a story on his taxes in 2016. He added that he will be "proud" to show his returns when an audit of his tax filings is finally finished, but "the IRS does not treat me well. They treat me like the...
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The Biggest Revelations From The NYT's Bombshell Trump Taxes Investigation

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The New York Times got its hands on long sought-after tax returns that show how the president's business ventures often lost tons of cash.
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The most shocking revelations from The New York Times report about Trump's tax returns

The most shocking revelations from The New York Times report about Trump's tax returns

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In a blockbuster report on President Donald Trump's taxes released by The New York Times on Sunday, a number of financial figures stood out as especially damning, from a controversial $72.9 million income tax refund to a stream of funding from foreign sources.
Here are the most shocking facts revealed in Trump's tax records, as reported by The Times:
Trump only paid $750 in taxes in both 2016 and 2017.
In 11 of the 18 years that were examined by The Times, Trump failed to pay any income taxes to the federal government.
In his first year as president, Trump or his...
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Trump avoided paying taxes for years, largely because his business empire reported losing more money than it made, report says

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The New York Times says it obtained President Trump's tax returns, which he has refused to release.
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Trump's Tax Returns Are Out -With All the Sobering Details

Trump's Tax Returns Are Out -With All the Sobering Details

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The most sought-after documents in America have finally surfaced: President Trump's tax returns. And what they reveal is sobering. Trump, a self-described master of the deal, appears to be taking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year while suffering huge losses that he uses to pay little or nothing...
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Ideology Over Excellence: Awarding The Pulitzer Prize To The 1619 Project

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How did the New York Times Magazine's deeply flawed 1619 Project win a Pulitzer Prize, the highest accolade in the profession of journalism, weeks after America's top historians disproved the essay's main premise and other aspects of the project?
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Trump calls NYT report on tax avoidance ‘totally fake news'

Trump calls NYT report on tax avoidance ‘totally fake news'

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President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed as “totally fake news” a New York Times report about how little he has paid in federal taxes.
“It's fake news,” Trump told reporters at a news conference in the White House briefing room. “It's totally fake news. Made up. Fake.”
The Times obtained more than two decades of Trump's tax information and reported earlier on Sunday that the president paid only $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, the year he won the presidency and his first year in the White House.
“He had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years...
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Trump denies New York Times report detailing his tax returns and financial problems: 'It's totally fake news'

Trump denies New York Times report detailing his tax returns and financial problems: 'It's totally fake news'

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President Donald Trump on Sunday evening dismissed a damning report by The New York Times on his tax returns as "fake news."
"It's totally fake news. Made up, fake," Trump said. "Actually, I paid tax."
The bombshell article revealed that the president paid only $750 in federal income tax in both 2016 and 2017. For 10 of the last 15 years, he paid no federal income taxes at all, according to the report. The Times also discovered that Trump spent a whopping $70,000 to have his hair styled for "The Apprentice," and benefited from a massive tax refund of $72.9 million in...
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